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guillotine

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guillotine rate
(Noun) A formalized mechanical device used to behead people.
Usage: Queen Elizabeth I died of old age, but the Widow Capet (Marie Antoinette - not Elizabeth) was indeed beheaded by a guillotine.

guillotine rate
(Verb) to behead or chop off
Usage: They guillotined the murderer.

guillotine rate
Noun. An elaborate device used to behead people. Usually associated with France, where it was the state method of execution from the time of the Revolution to the 20th century.
Verb. To behead by formalized execution.
Usage: Hitler guillotined people by beheading them on a mechanical device, but that device was not necessarily an actual guillotine.

guillotine rate
(Noun) Used to cut off heads of the ruling class during the French Revolution
Usage: Marie Antoinette went to the guillotine.

guillotine rate
(Noun) execution by beheading
Usage: Queen Elizabeth was killed by the guillotine.

guillotine rate
(Noun) device used to behead
guillotine rate
(Noun) a knife used to behead

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