gibet

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Frankish *gibb (forked stick) (or from Latin gibbus (hunchbacked) [1]).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gibet m (plural gibets)

  1. (literary) gallows, gibbet

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Le Robert pour tous, Dictionnaire de la langue française, Janvier 2004, p. 520

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origins.

Noun[edit]

gibet m (plural gibets)

  1. gallows

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

gibet m (oblique plural gibez or gibetz, nominative singular gibez or gibetz, nominative plural gibet)

  1. gallows
    • usint come l'em fet del larcin en le col au laron ke l'em meine au gibet pur pendre