galg

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Dutch[edit]

galg

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *galga, from Proto-Germanic *galgōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

galg f, m (plural galgen, diminutive galgje n)

  1. gallows, wooden framework on which persons are put to death by hanging
  2. (metonymically) the death sentence

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