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).
  • In time the villages dependent on a chartered city, as they grew to be towns themselves, fotight for, and in many cases won, emancipation, which they then sought to have confirmed by the king and proceeded to symbolize by setting up their own gallows in the market-place.
  • 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).