Synonyms of gallows in English:


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plural noun

1‘the felon had been hanged on the gallows’

gibbet, scaffold
archaic gallow-tree, Gregorian tree, derrick, three-legged mare, nubbing cheat, nub
archaic, informal leafless tree, triple tree, Tyburn tree

2the gallows‘they were condemned to the gallows’

hanging, being hanged, the noose, the rope, the gibbet, the scaffold
the death penalty, execution, being executed
informal the drop, being strung up