beheading

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beheading

  1. Present participle of behead.

Noun[edit]

beheading (plural beheadings)

  1. An instance of at least one person being beheaded.
    A large crowd gathered to see the beheading
    The guillotine was meant to humanize beheadings but allowed the French Revolution to execute by beheading at an industrial rate

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