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Hangman's knot

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The hangman's knot or hangman's noose (also known as a collar during the Elizabethan era) is a knot most often associated with its use in hanging a person. [1]

15 relations: Capital punishment, Cervical fracture, Elizabethan era, Grommet, Grover Cleveland, Hanging, Jack Ketch, Knot, List of knots, Noose, Tallow, The Ashley Book of Knots, Uni knot, Woody Guthrie, World War II.

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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Cervical fracture

A cervical fracture, commonly called a broken neck, is a catastrophic fracture of any of the seven cervical vertebrae in the neck.

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Elizabethan era

The Elizabethan era is the epoch in the Tudor period of the history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603).

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Grommet

Curtain grommets, used among others in shower curtains. A grommet is a ring or edge strip inserted into a hole through thin material, typically a sheet of textile fabric, sheet metal or composite of carbon fiber, wood or honeycomb.

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Grover Cleveland

Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908) was an American politician and lawyer who was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office (1885–1889 and 1893–1897).

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Hanging

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

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Jack Ketch

John Ketch (died November 1686), generally known as Jack Ketch, was an infamous English executioner employed by King Charles II.

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Knot

A knot is a method of fastening or securing linear material such as rope by tying or interweaving.

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List of knots

This list of knots includes many alternate names for common knots and lashings.

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Noose

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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Tallow

Tallow is a rendered form of beef or mutton fat, and is primarily made up of triglycerides.

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The Ashley Book of Knots

The Ashley Book of Knots is an encyclopedia of knots written and illustrated by the American artist Clifford W. Ashley.

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Uni knot

The uni knot is a multi purpose fishing knot that can be used for attaching the fishing line to the arbor of a reel, for joining lines, and for attaching lures, snaps, and swivels.

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Woody Guthrie

Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967) was an American singer-songwriter, one of the most significant figures in American folk music; his songs, including social justice songs, such as "This Land Is Your Land", have inspired several generations both politically and musically.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hangman's_knot

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