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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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Asking legislators to ban public displays of the swastika is diametrically opposed to freedom of expression and to the freedom of religion this country is based upon.
HEART STRINGS: Titanic bandmaster Wallace Hartley and his famous violin and case at the Fine Art Studio in Lurgan, Co Armagh, two days before it goes on public display at Titanic Belfast
The planes were moved after the governments of Ibaraki Prefecture and the city of Omitama, which hosts the commercial airport, asked for the aircraft to be put on public display as part of efforts to rejuvenate the local airport following its opening in March last year.
He proclaims that the ban on public display of sexual orientation does not violate the rights of opinion, self-expression and protest, for public display of sexual orientation is not an exercise of them, but rather constitutes "manifest debauchery.
The law does not distinguish between married and unmarried couples when it comes to public display of affection, because other people do not know whether the couple is married or not.
Gere, 57, apologised for any offence he may have caused in India, where public displays of affection are largely taboo.
According to Ronni Guggenheim, President of Minicom Europe; "NEC Display Solutions is a world leader in the LCD public display market while Minicom is a world leader in the player-to-screen last mile.
Zoo's argument that Ruby should be put on public view at another zoo is disingenuous, considering the zoo has kept Ruby off public display since her return to Los Angeles more than two years ago.
The more fully-formed plan in the consultant's report will be on public display during consultation sessions in December and January, says Mark Bentz, a Thunder Bay city councillor and chairman of the waterfront committee.
Since ECN integrates with NEC's Digital Signage Solution, emergency information can be transmitted via an interface to NEC's Bluefire[R] VC Digital Signage Controller and displayed instantly on public display systems such as NEC's large liquid crystal and plasma display panels.
An American gun truck that once protected convoys in Iraq could soon be on public display thanks to the generous spirit of military and commercial transporters of the Defense Transportation System.
DELIGIO will be on public display at CEATEC JAPAN 2005, with demonstrations of 'n:n' voice communication using a compact matchbox-sized device.