See etymology section of lynch article.
- Execution of a person by mob action without due process of law, especially hanging
#: The police with difficulty prevented the swaying mass from lynching him on the spot. — Jerry Stokes by w:Grant Allen|Grant Allen
- Any act of violence inflicted by a mob upon the body of another person.
#: Any act of violence inflicted by a mob upon the body of another person and from which death does not result shall constitute the crime of lynching in the second degree and shall be a felony. — South Carolina Code of Laws Section 16-3-220
French: lynchage (1)
Finnish: lynkkaus (1)
Italian: linciaggio m (1,2)