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hangmen () 


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
THREE hangmen in succession have accidentally killed themselves while testing the gallows in Malaysia.
Sun, News of the World (2000)


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