Noun(1) a platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded(2) a temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers
Verb(1) provide with a scaffold for support
(1) And it was a really appalling hanging, in the respect that the minister kept them on the scaffold waiting for 25 minutes as he gave a sermon.(2) The criminal would mount the scaffold and stand upon this trapdoor, which would then open, precipitating the person into a fall of some feet.(3) His arms were aching in pain as he swung above the floor of the scaffold .(4) A builder was struck over the head with a scaffold pole after trying to stop thieves fleeing from a building site with a power tool.(5) He stood in the shadows of a downtown Manhattan office building, shielded from the cold, driving rainstorm by the scaffold overhead and the leather trench coat covering his body.(6) At a minimum, it took a cartman to hire his team and his labor, a carpenter to build the scaffold , a hangman to do the job.(7) After being whipped and branded on the scaffold , he had to stay in a workhouse for 12 years.(8) Duncan and his entourage were perched on a hanging scaffold , like window washers.(9) Without Elizabeth's protection after 1569, moreover, Mary might well have knelt at the scaffold years before her execution in 1587.(10) Several ├ö├ç├┐executions├ö├ç├û had taken place within the past few days at Pentonville Prison on the scaffold , which had been the scene of the final exit of numerous notorious criminals.(11) Spurred on by the sight of the scaffold and the thought of playing in mud for a good cause, I vowed to come back to help work on the walls.(12) Everybody was agreed that it is good practice for the roofers, working on a roof of this sort, to work either from scaffolding, or on scaffold boards, or from access stagings which were placed on the roof.(13) When setting a plank between ladders as a scaffold , be sure it extends a foot on each side and is clamped or nailed to its support(14) Rupert Everett was beheaded at 2pm on January 30 in their simulated scaffold , just as Charles had been in 1649.(15) The marginal application of bread was inadvertently found by Queen Marie Antoinette of France who later paid with her head for her discovery on the scaffold during the French Revolution.(16) On the scaffold , before the noose is placed about his neck, his chains and the rope that binds his hands are struck off, and he is asked what he has to say.
1. scaffolding ::
2. scaffold ::
3. stage ::
Different Formsscaffold, scaffolding, scaffolds
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