HyperDic: gallows-tree

English > 1 sense of the word gallows-tree:
NOUNartifactgallows-tree, gallows tree, gibbet, gallousalternative terms for gallows
English > gallows-tree: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAlternative terms for gallows.
Synonymsgallows tree, gibbet, gallous
BroadergallowsAn instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which a condemned person is executed by hanging
Spanishgallous, horca
Catalanforca, gallous

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