send to the gallows

Definition of send to the gallows

:to sentence (someone) to death

Word by Word Definitions

send play
  1. : to cause to go: such as

  2. : to propel or throw in a particular direction

  3. : deliver

  1. : the lift of a wave : scend

gallows play
  1. : a frame usually of two upright posts and a transverse beam from which criminals are hanged —called also gallows tree

  2. : the punishment of hanging

  3. : a structure consisting of an upright frame with a crosspiece

  1. : deserving the gallows


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