Cut off the head of (someone), especially as a form of execution: Mary was beheaded at Fotheringhay (as noun beheading) a beheading on Tower Hill
More example sentences
- Most likely it was some tradition from the days long ago when the executioners would personally behead the criminals.
- People were beheaded and killed during the last five weeks of the war.
- They hold hands as the line in front of them thins, as the prisoners are beheaded one by one.