Gibbet

• (n.) 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 asa warning. • (v. t.) To hang and expose on a gibbet. • (v. t.) To expose to infamy; to blacken. • (n.) The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is su...
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gibbet

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 asa warning. ... 2. The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended; the jib. ... Origin: OE. Gibet, F. Gibet, in OF. Also club, fr. LL. Gibetum;; cf. OF. Gibe sort of s...
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gibbet

verb hang on an execution instrument
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gibbet

(cage) Chains in which the corpses of pirates are hung and displayed in order to discourage piracy.
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Gibbet

Gib'bet noun [ Middle English gibet , French gibet , in Old French also club, from Late Latin gibetum ;; confer Old French gibe sort of sickle or hook, Italian giubbetto gibbet, and giubbetta , dim. of giubba mane, also, an under waistcoat, doublet, Pr...
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Gibbet

Gib'bet transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Gibbeted ; present participle & verbal noun Gibbeting .] 1. To hang and expose on a gibbet. 2. To expose to infamy; to blacken. « I'll gibbet up his nam...
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gibbet

a cage that was custom built to accommodate the bodies of executed pirates that was hung in public as a reminder of what happened to those who took up piracy
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Gibbet

A gibbet is a gallows for the hanging of criminals, especially gallows with an upright post and a horizontal arm from which the bodies of criminals were hung in chains.
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Gibbet

a wooden frame from which dead pirates were hung, often in a metal cage especially fitted for the pirate, as a warning to any others who would think of taking up a career of piracy
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gibbet

an upright post with a projecting arm for hanging the bodies of executed criminals, clad in chains, as a warning to passersby.
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gibbet

Chains or cages in which the rotting corpses of hung pirates are displayed in order to discourage piracy.
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gibbet

gallows
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Gibbet

See gallows.
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gibbet

[v] - hang on a gibbet
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