Guillotining
Guillotine Guil"lo*tine` (g[i^]l`l[-o]*t[=e]n"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Guillotined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Guillotining}.] [Cf. F. guillotiner.] To behead with the guillotine. [1913 Webster]

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