Definition of Executioners

1. Noun. (plural of executioner) ¹

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Definition of Executioners

1. executioner [n] - See also: executioner

Lexicographical Neighbors of Executioners

execute orders
execution of instrument
execution sale
execution speed
execution style
executional peak
executioners (current term)
executive agency
executive branch
executive clemency
executive committee
executive committees
executive council
executive department
executive director
executive ego function
executive ego functions
executive mansion
executive officer

Literary usage of Executioners

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1834)
"... makes them procession is on its way to the cc- public executioners—are called, ... and attended by his dexterous executioners : he approaches his end, ..."

2. A Journal During a Residence in France, from the Beginning of August, to the by John Moore (1793)
"... for the drums to beat, and for the executioners to perform their office. The King's voice was drowned in the ... Three executioners then approached to ..."

3. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Guizot (François), Léopold Delisle (1853)
"given utterance to this and much more full of love and devotion, the apostle stripped himself, and gave his clothes to the executioners, who drew near the ..."

4. History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798: With Memoirs of the Union, and by William Hamilton Maxwell (1894)
"... be requested that the remainder should be suspended, and hi - information taken. Being liberated from the triangles, he directed his executioners to a ..."

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