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gallows tree

noun
1.
a gallows.
Origin of gallows tree
900
before 900; Middle English galwe tree, Old English galgtrēow, equivalent to galg(a) gallows + trēow tree
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gallows tree

noun
1.
another name for gallows (sense 1)
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