A ledge, a terrace; a right-angled projection; a lynchet.
To execute (somebody) without a proper legal trial or procedure, especially by hanging and backed by a mob.
An acclivity; a small hill or hillock.
To inflict punishment upon, especially death, without the forms of law, as when a mob captures and hangs a suspected person. See Lynch law.
A ledge; a right-angled projection.
kill without legal sanction;
‘The blood-thirsty mob lynched the alleged killer of the child’;
Linch is an Anglican parish, and a loose collection of hamlets that make up the civil parish of the same name in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England, 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of Midhurst. It has an eighteenth-century church dedicated to St Luke.