Definition of Executions

1. Noun. (plural of execution) ¹

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Definition of Executions

1. execution [n] - See also: execution

Lexicographical Neighbors of Executions

execution of instrument
execution sale
execution speed
execution style
executional peak
executions (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
executive order

Literary usage of Executions

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

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"The following are the number of capital convictions and executions during these years:—1831,10G convictions, 26 executions; 1832,89 convictions, ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"The marshal, on the same day, returned those executions Milla bona. Thereupon, Flower, Remy and Gregory, [577] Conkey and Graves, and are the attorneys of ..."

3. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, James Hammond Trumbull, Connecticut Council of Safety, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1885)
"granted by the Treasurer of this Colony against several of the collectors of Colony rates, which executions are run out and the sums thereon not collected; ..."

4. Essays on the Punishment of Death by Charles Spear (1845)
"ESSAY V. EFFECT OF PUBLIC executions UPON THE SPECTATORS Anecdote of a pick-pocket—Testimony of Dr. Dodd—Effect upon a celebrated banker—Description by an ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"173, 174: "These executions are directed to all and singular the sheriffs ... Almost from the beginning all executions from courts of record were directed ..."

6. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1893)
"DRAFT OF A BILL FOR SUSPENDING executions FOR DEBT.1 vs A. [Dec. 6, 1776.] Whereas by the expiration of the act for the regulating and collecting certain ..."

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