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necktie party

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noun Older Slang.
  1. a lynching or other execution by hanging.
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Origin of necktie party

First recorded in 1830–40
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Related Words for necktie party

hit, hanging, crucifixion, shooting, punishment, strangulation, electrocution, gassing, impalement, decapitation

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Historical Examples of necktie party

  • 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

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