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Correct spelling:
To hang upon a gibbet.
punishment device (noun)
scaffold, rope, cowhide, noose, whipping post, maiden, birch rod, stake, block, gas chamber, cane, strap, pillory, captivity, iron, rawhide, truncheon, ax, bull whip, thong, stocks, torture chamber, thumbscrew, jail, rod, solitary confinement, whip, switch, lash, prison, gallows, rack, guillotine, electric chair.
Other synonyms:
death warrant, gallowstree, gallows, string up, savage, execute, lynching tree, behead, crucifixion, the death penalty, death sentence, pillory, death row, help, gallows tree, capital punishment, gallous, hang, blast, the chair, swing, crucify.
Examples of usage:
  1. Bound hand and foot, under an escort of thirty men, the next morning we set off to cross the deserts and prairies of Sonora, to gain the Mexican capital, where we well knew that a gibbet was to be our fate. - "Monsieur Violet", Frederick Marryat.
  2. May the chain of your future misery be long, and the last link of it the gibbet, which you deserve!" - "Monsieur Violet", Frederick Marryat.
  3. In every London street a gibbet stood. - "Queen Mary and Harold", Alfred Lord Tennyson.

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