Definitions for "Gallows"
Keywords:  hanging, upright, watford, wolves, punk
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.
Keywords:  wretch, deserves
A wretch who deserves the gallows.
Keywords:  boom, tympan, rest, sail, frame
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.
Keywords:  gang, plank, rigging, parts
Rigging , Parts Gang plank Parts
A stage for the performance of miracle plays, in which the leading actor is translated to heaven.
Keywords:  plough, drawn, iron, horse, front
T shaped iron on front of a horse drawn plough for the lines to pass through.