EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The cross, which was in those days the gibbet of the vilest malefactors, was to all the world an emblem only of shame and horror.
Meg: I sees you swingin' on that gibbet—stretchin' with yer toes—swingin' in the wind.
They were screeching as if in anger, but still remained perched on the tree, which they probably mistook for a gibbet.
The gibbet awaits all those of his followers who may be arrested.
Thus pirates are brought to the gibbet by the first into whose hands they fall.
That night, a heart-broken man knelt beneath the gibbet erected on the green sward in front of King John's castle.
As a commencement, he replants the maypoles, as a sign of emancipation, and erects the gibbet by way of a threat.
One and the same word, then (xúlon, crux), betokens both the gibbet and the pledge of life.
The gibbet once stood on this heath, and in former times it seems to have been the place where executions usually took place.
The old woman was so crazed with her secret that she would have spoken in the shadow of the gibbet.