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gibbet

a wooden structure resembling a gallows, from which the bodies of executed criminals were formerly hanged to public view.
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Invitation to tender : Minor line rehabilitation and renewal of the Gibet and Combe-Convers tunnels Civil engineering mandate - phases 32 to 53
These are the showy, note-intense, applause-garnering movements but the central Le gibet demands great control of rhythm and dynamics if it's to weave a hypnotic swinging spell and Lebhardt succeeded admirably.
Jacques Bony se penche sur le premier recit en prose nervalien, La Main enchantee (1832), conte fantastique parodique qui tourne en derision un anti-heros, victime risible de la magie, et dont le sort final est la mutilation et le gibet.
It was the subtle expression of colour and texture, the nuanced changes in articulation or rhythmic variation which tended to elude him: the repetitions of Le Gibet, for example, were monotonous rather than mesmerizing.
Il reparait au XIII siecle lorsqu'il devient le sinistre emplacement ou l'on pendait les condamnes au gibet.
In her hands Le gibet is terrifyingly bleak yet mesmeric; the water nymph Ondine coolly seductive and the demonic Scarbo almost reeks of brimstone.