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Noun: gibbet  ji-bit
  1. An instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which a condemned person is executed by hanging
    - gallows, gallows tree, gallows-tree, gallous [archaic]
Verb: gibbet  ji-bit
  1. Hang on an execution instrument
  2. Expose to ridicule or public scorn
    - pillory

Derived forms: gibbeting, gibbets, gibbeted

Type of: display, exhibit, expose, hang[2], instrument of execution, string up

Encyclopedia: Gibbet