or gallow tree
- a gallows.
Origin of gallows tree
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Examples from the Web for gallows tree
Personally, I could eat under any tree—under a gallows-tree.The White Mice
Richard Harding Davis
Coward and rebel as you are, the gallows-tree is far too good for you.The Day of Wrath
Underneath is the usual picture of the gallows-tree and its fruit.
To some among the country folk it suggested the beam of the gallows-tree.Toronto of Old
When cut down, the body was interred, like that of a felon, at the foot of the gallows-tree.The Mysteries of All Nations
- another name for gallows (def. 1)
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