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hangmen (ˈhæŋmen) 


plural noun

  1. of hangman

hangman (ˈhæŋmən Pronunciation for hangman



(plural) -men
  1. an official who carries out a sentence of hanging on condemned criminals

Example Sentences Including 'hangmen'

I got caught at the end of the year with a book full of hangmen ," Bachman says with a laugh during an interview from Toronto.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Luther spoke out no less emphatically when society's divinely appointed hangmen presumed also to be its shepherds.
Ozment, Stephen Protestants


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