eshafodo

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French échafaud, German Schafott, Russian эшафот(ešafot).

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Noun[edit]

eshafodo (plural eshafodi)

  1. framework (of timbers for a spectators' stand)
  2. framework, scaffold (for execution of criminals)
    • 1908, Delegitaro Por Adopta Di Linguo Helpanto Internaciona, Lektolibro, page 32:
      ... sa (su) bona amikino e bona parentino, rejino Elisabeth, tranchigis sa (su) kolo sur eshafodo nigre tapetizita,
      ... her good (girl)friend and good (female) relative, queen Elisabeth, had cut of his/her neck on a black upholstered scaffold,
  3. (architecture) scaffold; scaffolding, staging (for a mason, etc.)
    • 1918, Mondo - Volumes 7-10, page 63:
      ... qua esas la precipua konstrukto-materialo por la eshafodo di la planto,
      ... which is the main construction material for the scaffold of the plant,