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verb (lynch, es)
  1. To execute without a proper legal trial.
  2. To commit an act of violence by a mob upon the body of another person.
Translations:
  • French: lyncher(fr)
  • Spanish: linchar(es)
Etymology: First attested w:1835, 1835, from Lynch law that appeared in w:1811, 1811, which was named after w:William Lynch, William Lynch.


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