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empalement


empalement


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Empalement  \Em*pale"ment\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  empalement,  fr  empaler. 
  See  {Empale}.]  [Written  also  {impalement}.] 
  1.  A  fencing,  inclosing,  or  fortifying  with  stakes. 
 
  2.  A  putting  to  death  by  thrusting  a  sharpened  stake  through 
  the  body. 
 
  3.  (Her.)  Same  as  {Impalement}.