impaling

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impaling

  1. present participle of impale

Noun[edit]

impaling (plural impalings)

  1. The act of something being impaled.
    • 1950, Arthur Cleveland Bent, Life Histories of North American Wagtails, Shrikes, Vireos, and their Allies:
      In inspecting numerous shrike impalings I find that where abundant impaling situations, such as barbed-wire fences, are at hand, the unfinished meals of shrikes are distributed along such fences at considerable intervals.
    • 2003, David T. Pudlevitcz, Blood of the Dragon
      I had seen many decapitations and skinnings, impalings and crucifixions []

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