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Reusable Hangman - Spell It Or He'll Swing!

Magical toy for playing Hangman; one of Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes (HBP6)

A toy for playing Hangman - not on paper, but with a tiny wooden man and a real set of gallows to scale, where apparently the little man will march up the gallows steps as the game progresses.

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Etymology

The game Hangman is also called Gallows. Its origins are unknown, but it was mentioned in a book on games in the Victorian era, according to Wikipedia.

Notes

The fact that it's reusable is stressed in this version of Hangman.

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