Definition of Guillotining

1. Verb. (present participle of guillotine) ¹



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Definition of Guillotining

1. guillotine [v] - See also: guillotine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guillotining

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

Literary usage of Guillotining

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1. The Baroness de Bode, 1775-1803 by William Shakespear Childe-Pemberton (1900)
"... Le Bel in chains—Prince of Leiningen—guillotining at Strasbourg—Death of Queen of France—Whole families destroyed—Every one taking care for themselves. ..."

2. Glimpses of the French Revolution: Myths, Ideals, and Realities by John Goldworth Alger (1894)
"... guillotining—English Hostages—Girondin Deputies—Chantilly—Lyons—Mortality—If Robespierre had triumphed. THE wholesale arrests in Paris in August 1792, ..."

3. History of the French Consulate, Under Napoleon Buonaparte: Being an by W[illiam Vincent] Barré (1804)
"Still, in spite of his threat, the white balls scarcely ex- , ceeded the black; and thus it was decided that guillotining should prevail over shooting, ..."

4. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"No guillotining, no ruthless Yankee tribunes retaliating for bygone tyranny by double oppression ? Surely the reason is obvious—because there was no hunger ..."

5. The Principles of Judicial Proof: As Given by Logic, Psychology, and General by John Henry Wigmore (1913)
"Did you ever say to anybody that you dealt in naval stores, and that you should think no more of cheating the king than of guillotining him ? ..."

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