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a method of killing someone by fastening them to a cross with nails or rope
legal punishment by death, usually for a serious crime such as murder. Killing people officially is called capital punishment.
the part of a prison for criminals who are going to be executed (=legally killed)
a chair to which someone is fastened and legally killed, especially in the US, by having a very strong electrical current passed through their body
someone whose job is to execute criminals
a tall wooden structure from which criminals were hanged in the past
a machine used in the past for cutting off someone’s head. It consisted of a heavy blade that slid down a tall wooden structure, cutting through their neck.
someone whose job is to kill people by hanging them
a method of executing someone by using a needle to put a drug into their body
mainly literary the punishment of being killed by hanging
a structure on which criminals were killed in the past by being hanged or beheaded