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DECAPITATION, punishment. The punishment of putting a person to death by taking off his head.

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Significant economies result from the elimination of preprinted forms and their associated post-processing costs, including decollation, bursting, sorting and signing.
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The plethora of excursuses referring to decollations in mythology, literature, and art ultimately reach the point of dulling the reader's interest in learning about the facts of the murder.