Gibbet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒɪbɪt|  American pronunciation of the word gibbet
Brit.  |ˈdʒɪbɪt|  British pronunciation of the word gibbet

noun

- alternative terms for gallows (syn: gallous, gallows-tree)

verb

- hang on an execution instrument
- expose to ridicule or public scorn (syn: pillory)

Examples

We all were to be hanged upon a gibbet.

Word forms

noun
singular: gibbet
plural: gibbets
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