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necktie party

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noun Older Slang.
  1. a lynching or other execution by hanging.

Origin of necktie party

First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for necktie party

Historical Examples

  • Bart seethed with rage and nearly came to blows with a number of vociferous agitators who were advocating a necktie-party.

    Astounding Stories, August, 1931

    Various


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