lynching

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Etymology[edit]

lynch +‎ -ing. See lynch.

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Noun[edit]

lynching ‎(plural lynchings)

  1. Execution of a person by mob action without due process of law, especially by hanging.
    The police with difficulty prevented the swaying mass from lynching him on the spot.Jerry Stokes by Grant Allen

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lynching

  1. present participle of lynch