Synonyms of gallows in English:

gallows


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noun

1‘the felon had been hanged on the gallows’

SYNONYMS

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’

SYNONYMS

hanging, being hanged, the noose, the rope, the gibbet, the scaffold

the death penalty, execution, being executed

informal the drop, being strung up