guillotine

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1 guillotine /ˈgɪləˌtiːn/ noun
plural guillotines
1 guillotine
/ˈgɪləˌtiːn/
noun
plural guillotines
Learner's definition of GUILLOTINE
[count]
: a machine with a heavy blade that was used in the past to cut off the heads of people who had been sentenced to death
2 guillotine /ˈgɪləˌtiːn/ verb
guillotines; guillotined; guillotining
2 guillotine
/ˈgɪləˌtiːn/
verb
guillotines; guillotined; guillotining
Learner's definition of GUILLOTINE
[+ object]
: to cut off the head of (someone) with a machine that drops a heavy blade on the person's neck : to kill (someone) with a guillotine usually used as (be) guillotined
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