lynching

noun
lynch·​ing

Legal Definition of lynching

1 : the crime of lynching a person
2 : lynch law

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“Lynching.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/lynching. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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