Hangman definitions

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A man employed to execute condemned prisoners by hanging.
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A game in which one player chooses a word whose letters are guessed at by another player. For each wrong guess, a new part of the stick figure of a hanging man is drawn.
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An executioner who hangs criminals condemned to death.
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(countable) An executioner responsible for hanging criminals.
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(uncountable, games) A guessing game where one has to guess the word an opponent is thinking of by guessing one letter at a time, and involving the gradual drawing of a stick figure hanging from the gallows.
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