Definition of Hangman's rope

1. Noun. A rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging.

Exact synonyms: Halter, Hangman's Halter, Hemp, Hempen Necktie
Group relationships: Gallows
Terms within: Noose, Running Noose, Slip Noose
Generic synonyms: Rope
Derivative terms: Halter



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Literary usage of Hangman's rope

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1. Juvenile Crime: Its Causes, Character, and Cure by Samuel Phillips Day (1858)
"... is, to the honour of humanity, now confined to a few, such as the " London Scoundrel," who, believing in no logic but that of the hangman-s rope, ..."

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