Definition of Beheader

1. Noun. One who beheads or decapitates. ¹

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Definition of Beheader

1. one that beheads [n -S] - See also: beheads

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beheader

behaviouralism
behaviouralist
behaviouralists
behaviourally
behaviourism
behaviourist
behaviouristic
behaviouristic psychology
behaviourists
behaviours
behaviourwise
behead
beheadal
beheadals
beheaded
beheader (current term)
beheaders
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beheadings
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behear
beheard
beheart
behedge
beheld
beheldest
behell
behelm
behelp
behemoth

Literary usage of Beheader

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1898)
"Hated for his cruelty, he was called ' the butcher of England,' and is described as 'the fierce executioner and beheader of men. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In France six hundred priests were murdered by Jourdan, "the beheader", in 1791, and in the next year three hundred ecclesiastics, including an archbishop ..."

3. Ireland: Historical and Statistical by George Lewis Smyth (1847)
"He had a son distinguished as Ulick Negan, or the beheader, because he collected together and made a mount of the heads of men slain in battle, ..."

4. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1778)
"... he pulls out its tongue, and gives the 11th to another man, whom they call the beheader. This man, with a two-edged knife like a lancet, flits the 11th ..."

5. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers, Frederic Shoberl (1845)
"... the firm and independent exercise of the constituted authorities ; their disorganizing * " M. Jouve Jourdan, entitled the ' beheader,' was born in 1749. ..."

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