Synonyms for gibbet

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Long ago the cliff with its gibbet has been washed away by the sea.

The gibbet remained for three years, and was then blown down in a gale.

The body of Peare was not permitted to remain long on the gibbet.

The gibbet was standing until the year 1850, when it was blown down.

I avoided the gibbet which, however, should not have dishonored me as I should only have been hung.

Fire and gibbet had been mercilessly employed to destroy it.

The gibbet and the fearful "estrapade" had not deterred them.

But once a gibbet stood on Wapping Wharf, and pirates were hanged upon it.

Patch: Nothin 's been right since that ol' lady hanged me ter a gibbet.

Skull and Crossbones was too obvious, and my next choice was The Gibbet.

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