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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Headsman  \Heads"man\,  n.;  pl  {Headsmen}. 
  An  executioner  who  cuts  off  heads.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  headsman 
  n  :  an  executioner  who  beheads  the  condemned  person  [syn:  {headman}] 




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