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ganch


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ganch  \Ganch\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  F.  ganche,  n.,  also  Sp  &  Pg  gancho 
  hook,  It  gancio.] 
  To  drop  from  a  high  place  upon  sharp  stakes  or  hooks,  as  the 
  Turks  dropped  malefactors,  by  way  of  punishment. 
 
  Ganching,  which  is  to  let  fall  from  on  high  upon  hooks, 
  and  there  to  hang  until  they  die.  --Sandys.