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Hang In Chains (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hang In Chains

A vile, desperate fellow. Persons guilty of murder, or other atrocious crimes, are frequently, after execution, hanged on a gibbet, to which they are fastened by iron bandages; the gibbet is commonly placed on or near the place where the crime was committed.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

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