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HANGMAN. The name usually given to a man employed by the sheriff to put a man to death, according to law, in pursuance of a judgment of a competent court, and lawful warrant. The same as executioner. (q.v.)

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oise Laurent, who lived in New France in the mid 1700s, The Hangman in the Mirror does everything good historical fiction should -- give the reader a tremendously detailed sense of time and place while rendering the sites and smells of the era through the eyes of a protagonist whose emotions are relatable to a modern audience.
In the purest sense, the hangman is an extension of the law.
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In the House of the Hangman is, after a methodological introduction attending to the "sociology of memory," divided into two parts, the first on the Allies "The Victors") and the second on Germans ("The Vanquished").
He gave the hangman some money, his arms were pinioned behind him and he climbed the ladder.
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At that time the hangman would place the noose over the head and pull it tight with the knot beneath the right ear.
I watched the film about Albert Pierrepoint the hangman and saw the look of fear on the faces of the persons facing the hangman's noose.
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According to writer Tim Carey's book, Mountjoy, the hangman described himself as aged 46, 5ft 7in in height, of medium stout build, blue eyes, fair, greying hair.
The hangman and his assistant generally wore head caps so as not to reveal their identity, giving rise to speculation as to who they actually were.
ANOTHER old favourite but updated and made into a neat magnetic version with letters and all the bits needed to build the hangman.