Definition of Guillotines

1. Noun. (plural of guillotine) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of guillotine) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Guillotines

1. guillotine [v] - See also: guillotine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guillotines

guiler
guilers
guiles
guiling
guillemet
guillemets
guilleminite
guillemot
guillemots
guilloche
guilloched
guilloches
guillotine
guillotine amputation
guillotined
guillotines (current term)
guillotining
guilor
guilors
guilt
guilt-ridden
guilt-sick
guilt feelings
guilt pang
guilt trip
guilt trips
guilted
guilter
guilters

Literary usage of Guillotines

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1. The Baroness de Bode, 1775-1803 by William Shakespear Childe-Pemberton (1900)
"... ALARMS 1792 Wagons with guillotines parade the streets in France—Passengers instantly beheaded if tolerably well dressed—Jourdan head of the criminal ..."

2. The Baroness de Bode, 1775-1803 by William Shakespear Childe-Pemberton (1900)
"... 1792 'Wagons with guillotines parade the streets in France—Passengers instantly beheaded if tolerably well dressed—Jourdan head of the criminal ..."

3. Europe in Storm and Calm: Twenty Years' Experiences and Reminiscences of an by Edward King (1885)
"The Communists, in searching among the prisons, which they were very fond of inspecting, found pieces of seventeen guillotines ..."

4. Descriptive Portraiture of Europe in Storm and Calm: Twenty Years by Edward King (1888)
""Come and see, citizens, the promise of La Commune that a reign of terror shall not be reestablished, at least with guillotines, for it is so easy to be ..."

5. A General History of the Christian Era: For Catholic Colleges and Reading by Anthony Guggenberger (1913)
"There were stationary, traveling, and elegant house guillotines; the latter for the ... The women of the time wore tiny guillotines as earrings aud clasps; ..."

6. My Scrap-book of the French Revolution by Thomas Waters Griffith, Elizabeth Wormeley Latimer (1898)
"At dinner-parties little mahogany guillotines were used as table ornaments, ... Women wore little gold guillotines in their ears, or as finger-rings, ..."

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