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gibbet
American English: /ˈdʒɪbɪt/
British English: /ˈdʒɪbɪt/

Translation of gibbet in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • A keen historian he also spent considerable time searching for items of historical interest and even managed to locate a gibbet from an old gallows from which a young Irish lad was hung in 1832.
    • And the punishment was executed to perfection by the brave officer who pursued the blacks and killed some of them and captured the rest, to place them on the gallows and gibbets.
    • Opinion was running hot and heavy, and gibbets, nooses, electric chairs and lethal injections were topics featuring prominently.

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