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To be hanged by the neck until dead. An old pirate term.
If those scalawags catch us, they'll make us dance the hempen jig!
by Adolytsi August 08, 2005
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Phrase meaning that a deceased cannot rest in peace until society changes due to the circumstances of a death.
People said rest in power for the unarmed man had been shot by the police.
by FooBarBiz October 12, 2017
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