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A gallows (or scaffold) is a frame, typically wooden, used for execution by hanging. [1]

36 relations: Arson in royal dockyards, Asphyxia, Association football, Bracket (architecture), Capital punishment, Dule tree, Gibbeting, Gothic language, Hanging, Hangman (game), Hangman's Elm, High, middle and low justice, HMS Arethusa (1759), Intertidal zone, Jail tree, John André, John the Painter, London, Lynching, Marble Arch, Moot hill, Neck, Newgate Prison, Noose, Old Bailey, Piracy, Proto-Germanic language, Rope, Rutland County Museum, Strangling, Street light, Taliban, Trapdoor, Triberg Gallows, Tyburn, Ulfilas.

Arson in royal dockyards

Arson in royal dockyards was a criminal offence in the United Kingdom and the British Empire.

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Asphyxia or asphyxiation is a condition of severely deficient supply of oxygen to the body that arises from abnormal breathing.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Bracket (architecture)

A bracket is an architectural element: a structural or decorative member.

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Capital punishment

Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime.

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Dule tree

Dule or dool trees in Britain were used as gallows for public hangings.

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A gibbet is any instrument of public execution (including guillotine, executioner's block, impalement stake, hanging gallows, or related scaffold), but gibbeting refers to the use of a gallows-type structure from which the dead or dying bodies of criminals were hung on public display to deter other existing or potential criminals.

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Gothic language

Gothic is an extinct East Germanic language that was spoken by the Goths.

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Hanging is the suspension of a person by a noose or ligature around the neck.

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Hangman (game)

Hangman is a paper and pencil guessing game for two or more players.

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Hangman's Elm

Hangman's Elm, or simply "The Hanging Tree", is an English Elm located at the Northwest corner in Washington Square Park, in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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High, middle and low justice

High, middle and low justices are notions dating from Western feudalism to indicate descending degrees of judiciary power to administer justice by the maximal punishment the holders could inflict upon their subjects and other dependents.

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HMS Arethusa (1759)

Aréthuse was a French frigate, launched in 1757 during the Seven Years' War.

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Intertidal zone

The intertidal zone, also known as the foreshore and seashore and sometimes referred to as the littoral zone, is the area that is above water at low tide and under water at high tide (in other words, the area between tide marks).

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Jail tree

A jail tree is any tree used to incarcerate a person, usually by chaining the prisoner up to the tree.

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John André

John André (2 May 1750 – 2 October 1780) was a British Army officer hanged as a spy by the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War for assisting Benedict Arnold's attempted surrender of the fort at West Point, New York to the British.

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John the Painter

James Aitken (1752 – 10 March 1777), also known as John the Painter, was a mercenary who committed acts of sabotage in Royal Navy naval dockyards in during the American Revolutionary War in 1776–77.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Lynching is a premeditated extrajudicial killing by a group.

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Marble Arch

Marble Arch is a 19th-century white marble faced triumphal arch in London, England.

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Moot hill

A moot hill or mons placiti (statute hill) is a hill or mound historically used as an assembly or meeting place, as a moot hall is a meeting or assembly building, also traditionally to decide local issues.

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The neck is the part of the body, on many vertebrates, that separates the head from the torso.

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Newgate Prison

Newgate Prison was a prison in London, at the corner of Newgate Street and Old Bailey just inside the City of London.

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A noose is a loop at the end of a rope in which the knot tightens under load and can be loosened without.

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Old Bailey

The Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, commonly referred to as the Old Bailey from the street on which it stands, is a court in London and one of a number of buildings housing the Crown Court.

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Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing cargo and other valuable items or properties.

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Proto-Germanic language

Proto-Germanic (abbreviated PGmc; German: Urgermanisch; also called Common Germanic, German: Gemeingermanisch) is the reconstructed proto-language of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibers or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form.

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Rutland County Museum

Rutland County Museum is located in Oakham, Rutland, in the old Riding School of the Rutland Fencible Cavalry which was built in 1794–95.

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Strangling is compression of the neck that may lead to unconsciousness or death by causing an increasingly hypoxic state in the brain.

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Street light

A street light, light pole, lamppost, street lamp, light standard, or lamp standard is a raised source of light on the edge of a road or path.

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The Taliban (طالبان "students"), alternatively spelled Taleban, which refers to itself as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), is a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan currently waging war (an insurgency, or jihad) within that country.

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A trapdoor is a sliding or hinged door, flush with the surface of a floor, roof, or ceiling, or in the stage of a theatre.

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Triberg Gallows

The Triberg Gallows (Triberger Galgen) is a double gallows on the heights known as Hochgericht on the K 5728 county road that runs from Schönwald to Villingen, and in the county of Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis in the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

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Tyburn was a village in the county of Middlesex close to the current location of Marble Arch and the southern end of Edgware Road in present-day London.

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Ulfilas (–383), also known as Ulphilas and Orphila, all Latinized forms of the Gothic Wulfila, literally "Little Wolf", was a Goth of Cappadocian Greek descent who served as a bishop and missionary, is credited with the translation of the Bible into the Gothic Bible, and participated in the Arian controversy.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallows

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