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guillotine

1 a method of capital punishment using a sharp blade which falls on the neck aided by the force of gravity.
2 a method of shortening a debate. See ACT OF PARLIAMENT.
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Simone Beck, Louisette Bertholle, and Julia Child, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, vol.
Calling upon readings of Louisette Ighilahriz's Algerienne, Morton demonstrates the extent to which the tortured body stands under the scopophilic logic of conquest, transformed into an object for metropolitan consumption.
Mondavi's venture came just five years after his friend, Julia Child, published Mastering the Art of French Cooking with Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle.
It is the format, for instance, of the monthly Cinema, Cinemas which has run since 1981 on Antenne 2; it is equally the format that Thierry Garrel and Louisette Neil returned to for Juste une image in 1982.
Dictionnaire biographique du Canada en ligne, Louisette Pothier, << Cimon (Simon), Simon-Xavier >>.
Tortured Bodies, Resilient Souls: Algeria's Women Combatants Depicted by Danie1e Djamila Amrane-Minne, Louisette Ighilahriz, and Assia Djebar.
L'ancienne combattante Louisette Ighilhariz abonde dans le meme sens: un demi-siecle apres l'independance, "le pays est livre a la mauvaise gestion et la corruption".
En el ano 2001 la publicacion, en el mismo diario Le Monde, del testimonio de Louisette Ighilariz, una ex-militante de la independencia argelina que habia sido horriblemente torturada por el ejercito frances durante la guerra, habia provocado un intenso debate en los medios sobre la utilizacion de la tortura durante la guerra de Argelia.
37) The coverage began in Le Monde when the paper first published the testimony of Louisette Ighilahriz.
Tampoco iba yo a prescindir de determinados personajes coetaneos de Olimpia, varones capaces de floridas y comicas complicidades misoginas, como las que inclui de los actores de la Comedie Francaise o de la cena de contertulios que ponderaban a La Cruel Louisette, por el avance social que iba a suponer la asi llamada guillotina.
Then came the meretricious Louisette Ighilahriz's allegations of torture circa 2000, in which she thought she ought to include a military celebrity, Bigeard.