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gibbet

a. a wooden structure resembling a gallows, from which the bodies of executed criminals were formerly hung to public view
b. a gallows
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PLANS will be taken forward today for a memorial on Tyneside to the last man to be hanged and gibbeted in England.
Members of the Jarrow Community Area Forum are set to discuss plans for a memorial to William Jobling, who became the last man to be gibbeted in England after being convicted of killing 71-year-old local magistrate Nicholas Fairles.
Winter's body was gibbeted in chains at Steng Cross.