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Noun: hempen necktie
  1. A rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    - hangman's rope, hangman's halter, halter, hemp [rare], noose

Type of: rope

Part of: gallous [archaic], gallows, gallows tree, gallows-tree, gibbet