Recent Examples of hangman from the Web
Fearing the hangman’s noose, Kenton fled westward and changed his name to Simon Butler.
The black comedy, about what happens to Britain’s second-best hangman on the day hanging is abolished, is scheduled to run at the Atlantic from Jan. 18 through March 4.
This Cook fellow seems to have a real hangman's view of the human condition—or, at least, the condition of humans who don't look like him.
Kelly, like Jim Harbaugh and Jim Tomsula before him, had to sit through a post-game press conference even as the hangman’s noose tightened around his neck.
What’s on the box: Images of a crossword puzzle, a word search, a hangman in the desert and some sort of card game.
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Definition of hangman for Students
: a person who hangs criminals
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