Part of speech:
Either end of a yard of a square sail.
A platform used in the execution of condemned prisoners, as by hanging or beheading.
The death sentence by hanging
To let (one's head) droop downward
To deliver or aim a blow; strike (at)
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
alternative terms for gallows
To put in a pillory as punishment.
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