impale

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin impālāre, from Latin palus.

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Verb[edit]

impale (third-person singular simple present impales, present participle impaling, simple past and past participle impaled)

  1. To pierce with a pale; to put to death by fixing on a sharp stake.
  2. To pierce (something) with any long, pointed object.
  3. To fence or enclose with stakes.

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