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Gibbet

Gib´bet
n.1.
1.A kind of gallows; an upright post with an arm projecting from the top, on which, formerly, malefactors were hanged in chains, and their bodies allowed to remain as a warning.
2.The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended; the jib.
v. t.1.To hang and expose on a gibbet.
2.To expose to infamy; to blacken.
I'll gibbet up his name.
- Oldham.
Noun1.gibbet - instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which condemned persons are executed by hanging
Verb1.gibbet - hang on an execution instrument
2.gibbet - expose to ridicule or public scorn
Synonyms: pillory
gallous, gallows, gallows tree, gallows-tree, hang, string up
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Gibbartas
Gibbed lathe
Gibber
gibberellic acid
gibberellin
gibberish
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Gibbon
Gibbose
gibbosity
Gibbostity
Gibbous
gibbousness
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Gibel
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