Definition of Gibbetting

1. Verb. (British) (present participle of gibbet) ¹



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Definition of Gibbetting

1. gibbet [v] - See also: gibbet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gibbetting

gibberer
gibberers
gibbering
gibberingly
gibberings
gibberish
gibberishes
gibberishlike
gibbers
gibbet
gibbeted
gibbeting
gibbetlike
gibbets
gibbetted
gibbetting (current term)
gibbier
gibbing
gibblets
gibbon
gibbons
gibbose
gibbosities
gibbosity
gibbostities
gibbous
gibbous moon
gibbous moons
gibbously
gibbousness

Literary usage of Gibbetting

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1824)
"and generally consisted in burning or gibbetting the offenders alive. ' Insurrection' (says the author) ' is not the only crime for which an exemplary death ..."

2. The Slavery of the British West India Colonies Delineated: As it Exists Both by James Stephen (1824)
"Insurrection is not the only crime for which an exemplary death has been inflicted at Barbadoes; nor is gibbetting alive, or what the agent called starving ..."

3. The Slavery of the British West India Colonies Delineated: As it Exists Both by James Stephen (1824)
"Insurrection is not the only crime for which an exemplary death has been inflicted at Barbadoes; nor is gibbetting alive, or what the agent called starving ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: In by Sandford Nevile, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1835)
"... prayed to be allowed the expenses of gibbetting John Dean on Stockport Moor, amounting to 84/. 8s. 3d., which was allowed to him accordingly by Mr. Pitt ..."

5. Sketches of America: A Narrative of a Journey of Five Thousand Miles Through by Henry Bradshaw Fearon (1818)
"... hangings, and gibbetting, are- neither the ,most.economical nor .the most efficacious, as they are certainly neither the most humane, ..."

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