Sentence Examples


  • Quinn was the first to vocalize what dominated all our minds like a walk up the gallows steps.
  • Furia, in feudal law, was the right granted to tenants having major jurisdiction to erect a gallows within the limits of their fief.
  • The name Tyburn (q.v.) was notorious chiefly as applied to the gallows which stood near the existing junction of Edgware Road and Oxford Street (Marble Arch).
  • The name Tyburn (q.v.) was notorious chiefly as applied to the gallows which stood near the existing junction of Edgware Road and Oxford Street (Marble Arch).
  • The term was, however,, particularly applied, in O.E., to a gallows or cross, especially to the Holy Cross on which Christ was crucified, the sense in which the word survives.