transitive verb Etymology: lynch law Date: 1836 to put to death (as by hanging) by mob action without legal sanction • lyncher noun

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  • Lynch — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Benny Lynch (1913–1946), schottischer Boxer Bobby Lynch (1935–1982), irischer Musiker, Mitglied der Folk Band „The Dubliners“ (1964–1965) Brendan Lynch, irischer Politiker Brian Lynch (Musiker) (* 1956),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lynch — may be:*Lynching, also known as Lynch law (named after Charles Lynch, a name for extralegal judgment and punishment, usually by killing) *Terrace (old English), a terrace, also called a lynch *Tribes of Galway, Lynch, one of the fourteen tribes… …   Wikipedia

  • Lynch —    , LYNCH LAW    Lynch law is mob law, condemnation without due process as required by the Constitution. The victim of a trial by a vigilante committee was usually given summary execution.    Word historians have been perturbed by the history of …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Lynch — puede referirse a: Lugares Villa Lynch: localidad argentina ubicada en el Gran Buenos Aires. Personas Charles Lynch (1736 1796): revolucionario estadounidense durante la Guerra de la Independencia, dió origen al término linchamiento . Richard… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lynch — Lynch, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 269 Housing Units (2000): 177 Land area (2000): 0.564906 sq. miles (1.463100 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.564906 sq. miles (1.463100 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • lynch — (v.) 1835, from earlier Lynch law (1811), likely named after William Lynch (1742 1820) of Pittsylvania, Virginia, who c.1780 led a vigilance committee to keep order there during the Revolution. Other sources trace the name to Charles Lynch (1736… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Lynch — Lynch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lynched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lynching}.] [See Note under {Lynch law}.] To inflict punishment upon, especially death, without the forms of law, as when a mob captures and hangs a suspected person. See {Lynch law}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lynch — Lynch. Жанры альтернативный метал альтернативный рок Годы 2004 настоящее время Страна …   Википедия

  • lynch — / linch/ vt: to put to death (as by hanging) by mob action without legal sanction lynch·er n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. lynch …   Law dictionary

  • Lynch — Lynch, Benito Lynch, Jack Lynch, Kevin Lynch, ley de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • lynch — ► VERB ▪ (of a group) kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging. DERIVATIVES lyncher noun. ORIGIN from Lynch s law, named after Captain William Lynch, head of a self constituted judicial tribunal in… …   English terms dictionary

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