Gallows

Noun

  • Wooden framework on which persons are put to death by hanging.
  • (colloquial, obsolete) suspenders; braces
  • (printing, obsolete) The rest for the tympan when raised.
  • (colloquial, obsolete) A wretch who deserves to be hanged.

Verb

  • third-person singular simple present indicative form of gallow

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