HyperDic: gibbet

English > 3 senses of the word gibbet:
NOUNartifactgibbet, gallows tree, gallows-tree, gallousalternative terms for gallows
VERBsocialgibbethang on an execution instrument
socialgibbet, pilloryexpose to ridicule or public scorn
English > gibbet: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAlternative terms for gallows.
Synonymsgallows tree, gallows-tree, gallous
BroadergallowsAn instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which a condemned person is executed by hanging
Spanishgallous, horca
Catalanforca, gallous
Verbsgibbethang on an execution instrument
English > gibbet: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaninghang on an execution instrument.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderhang, string upkill by hanging
Nounsgibbetalternative terms for gallows
English > gibbet: 3 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningexpose to ridicule or public scorn.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderexpose, exhibit, displayTo show, make visible or apparent

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