Definitions

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  • n. One who lynches.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who assists in lynching.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who lynches or takes part in a lynching.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They mobilized all the machinery of modern oppression: taxes, city ordinances, licences, state laws, municipal regulations, wholesale police arrests and, of course, the peculiarly Southern method of the mob and the lyncher.

    DARKWATER

  •  Immediately I felt it in the roll of the tires to pitted concrete: I was headed back to the Delta, King cotton, land of the lyncher, the black man, the blues.

    For A Day

  • Bill O'Reilly is the lyncher-in-chief at FOX News.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The father of this model republican is a former serial lyncher if not a Ku Klux Klan wizard.

    Jew, Republican, Weirdo

  • Besides, one critic wrote, “There are few, if any, cases on record in which happy couples have become separated because the husband was an acknowledged lyncher.”

    Savage Peace

  • On July 22, at a Toronto rally sponsored by the Canadian Peace Alliance, there were Hezbollah flags, strapping young men in Hezbollah T-shirts, Nasrallah's fat, stupid face in placard-sized photographs, and pictures of Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a Holocaust denier and lyncher of homosexuals.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Pam also has contact info for the "Pro-lynching Southern Six," as well as pictures, including a Photo Postcard from the early 1900's that features a lyncher at the scene of his crime.

    Why the 'Pro-Lynching' Senators Refuse to Apologize

  • But, as in most Mo Yan stories, the bitterness directed at the lyncher is double-edged with the bitter look at a local peasant who sees the deaths of the two village leaders as a desperate chance to possibly rescue his mother from impending blindness.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • The girl stepped close to the man and the lyncher stepped back.

    The Dock Rats of New York

  • They mobilized all the machinery of modern oppression: taxes, city ordinances, licenses, state laws, municipal regulations, wholesale police arrests and, of course, the peculiarly Southern method of the mob and the lyncher.

    Darkwater Voices from Within the Veil

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