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decapitation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decapitation  \De*cap`i*ta"tion\,  n.  [LL.  decapitatio:  cf  F. 
  d['e]capitation.] 
  The  act  of  beheading;  beheading. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decapitation 
  n  1:  execution  by  cutting  off  the  victim's  head  [syn:  {beheading}] 
  2:  killing  by  cutting  off  the  head  [syn:  {beheading}] 




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