Definition of Hangmen

1. Noun. (plural of hangman) ¹



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Definition of Hangmen

1. hangman [n] - See also: hangman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hangmen

hanging participle
hanging participles
hanging septum
hanging tree
hanging up
hanging wall
hangings
hangis
hangman
hangman's fracture
hangman's halter
hangman's noose
hangman's nooses
hangman's rope
hangmanship
hangmen (current term)
hangnail
hangnails
hangnest
hangnests
hangout
hangouts
hangover
hangoverish
hangovers
hangry
hangs
hangs about
hangs around
hangs by a thread

Literary usage of Hangmen

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1. The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke by Edmund Burke (1867)
"... (but where no judge or lawful magistrate had long sat, but in their place the ruffians and hangmen of Warren Hastings occupied the bench,) these virgins ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"Explained in the margin, "hangmen, and other executioners." P. 174. DERRING-DO. Deeds of arms, warlike enterprise. Literally daring deed. ..."

3. Why Italy Entered Into the Great War, by Luigi Carnovale by Luigi Carnovale (1917)
"Through the thirty-four martyrs Italy herself was beaten, was shamed, was dishonored. And Italy knows this well. XVII "The Emperor of hangmen" (1851-1853). ..."

4. A Study of the Prologue and Epilogue in English Literature from Shakespeare by George Spencer Bower (1884)
"... in the audience—Critics compared by Dryden in various prologues to thieves turned hangmen ; to butchers excluded from a jury ; to scriveners ; to wolves ..."

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