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lynch British & World English

(Of a group of people) kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging

lynch English Thesaurus

six policemen were lynched by angry crowds

Lynch, David British & World English

(B.1946), American film director; full name David Keith Lynch. Lynch uses compelling visual images in his films to emphasize a quality of subtle mystery or menace. He is noted for films including Blue Velvet (1986) and Wild at Heart (1990), and for his television series Twin Peaks

Lynch in lynch British & World English

(Of a group of people) kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging

lynch mob British & World English

A band of people intent on lynching someone

Thrale, Mrs Hester Lynch British & World English

(1741–1821), English writer; latterly Hester Lynch Piozzi. She was a close friend of Dr Johnson, who lived with her and her husband for several years

linchpin British & World English

A pin passed through the end of an axle to keep a wheel in position

David Keith Lynch in Lynch, David British & World English

(B.1946), American film director; full name David Keith Lynch. Lynch uses compelling visual images in his films to emphasize a quality of subtle mystery or menace. He is noted for films including Blue Velvet (1986) and Wild at Heart (1990), and for his television series Twin Peaks

Hester Lynch Piozzi in Thrale, Mrs Hester Lynch British & World English

(1741–1821), English writer; latterly Hester Lynch Piozzi. She was a close friend of Dr Johnson, who lived with her and her husband for several years