A frame from which is suspended the rope with which criminals are executed by hanging, usually consisting of two upright posts and a crossbeam on the top; also, a like frame for suspending anything.
A pair of suspenders or braces.
A set of timbers consisting of two upright posts, or props, and a bar or cap, laid across their tops and cantilevered out from the posts. Its function is the supporting of objects -- generally temporarily.
instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which condemned persons are executed by hanging
The rest for the tympan when raised.
A frame used to rest the boom when the sail is down.
A frame used to support the boom.