劊子手

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See also: 刽子手

Chinese[edit]

amputate, cut off
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
hand; convenient; -er
trad. (劊子手)
simp. (刽子手)
alt. forms 儈子手侩子手 misspelling
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Noun[edit]

劊子手

  1. (historical) executioner; headsman
  2. (figuratively) butcher; slaughterer; indiscriminate murderer