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First attested 1835, from Lynch law that appeared in 1811, which was named after William Lynch.

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Infinitive
to Lynch

Third person singular
lynches

Simple past
lynched

Past participle
lynched

Present participle
lynching

to Lynch (third-person singular simple present lynches, present participle lynching, simple past and past participle lynched)
  1. To execute without a proper legal trial, especially by hanging.
  2. To commit an act of violence by a mob upon the body of another person.

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  • (execute without a proper legal trial): string up

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et:lynch fa:lynch fr:lynch io:lynch it:lynch hu:lynch ml:lynch ru:lynch tr:lynch vi:lynch zh:lynch

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