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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of lynch.

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Examples

  • No parson would have used the word "lynched" in 1763 London.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • As an Arab American, I can empathize with Shirley Sherrod, In the midst of this crisis, I wrote a number of short pieces on a few websites charging that she had been "lynched" and was a victim of a hysterical mob spurred on by lies and cowards in authority who, out of fear or political calculation, had sacrificed her to a mob refusing her right to a fair hearing.

    James Zogby: I Understand Shirley Sherrod

  • No parson would have used the word "lynched" in 1763 London.

    “More Powerful than England?”

  • As an Arab American, I can empathize with Shirley Sherrod, In the midst of this crisis, I wrote a number of short pieces on a few websites charging that she had been "lynched" and was a victim of a hysterical mob spurred on by lies and cowards in authority who, out of fear or political calculation, had sacrificed her to a mob refusing her right to a fair hearing.

    James Zogby: I Understand Shirley Sherrod

  • If Bill had said this, he'd be "lynched" by now considering how much flack he too for his "fairytale" comment.

    Obama Supporter Jesse Jackson, Jr: Black Super-Delegates Who Back Hillary Could Face Primary Challenge

  • Bonus creepy points for you for use of the highly charged word "lynched" to describe what happened to Clinton out of her own arrogance and ineptitude.

    Hillary To Campaign Staff: Goodbye

  • I mean the man thought Michelle Obama should be "lynched" his word for her critism of this country.

    Book Burning???

  • Lastly, and this is the last time I say this about the Hitler thing: The reason you may NOT compare people you simply do not like to the most evil person of the last century, Adolph Hitler, is the same reason we should not have "senior slaves" in high school or say that someone got "lynched" in slang.

    Pepper And His Puppet Korte Stay At It

  • Brock's book seeks to vindicate Thomas's claim that he was "lynched" for his "uppity" conservative views.

    The Hill-Thomas Mystery

  • He insisted on pointing out the exact spot -- marked by a tall, rough-looking post with a cross-tree on it, that stood near the rails -- where two Indians had been "lynched" for some crime by the citizens; which exploit being regarded with _pardonable_ pride by them, was boasted of to travellers accordingly.

    A Trip to Manitoba

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