guillotine


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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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Brayne would pour supplies into the impoverished and pugnacious Church of France; he would support six Nationalist newspapers like The Guillotine.
The "sharp female newly-born, and called La Guillotine," was hardly known to him, or to the generality of people, by name.
A DISABLED man told yesterday how he plans to cut his feet off with a guillotine and broadcast it live on the web.
I think we should take your review and slap it on the guillotine.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Guillotine shearing machine
this rft will be divided into five lots as follows: lot 1: b2 plate making device; lot 2: 4 colour printing press; lot 3: b2 folding machine, sra3 folding machine; lot 4: 92mm guillotine, 60-65cm guillotine; and lot 5: b2 pile turner.
HUDDERSFIELD Pennine Probus Club heard a talk about the Halifax guillotine at their last meeting.
Toquero survived Rahardian's rear-naked choke attempts in the first two rounds and even had the chance to lock in the guillotine on the Indonesian late in the second round before the bell rung.
L'avocate a estime que les deux responsables francais, d'anciens avocats qui connaissent bien la justice, ont commis un crime horrible en insistant sur la mort d'Ahmed Zabana apres que la guillotine n'a pu bien etre actionnee.
Paul LePage saying the guillotine should be brought back so there can be public executions of drug traffickers (Politico)
Neue Herbold has launched the latest version of Its system for size reduction and recycling of plastics, the Guillotine GS.