Cut off the head of (someone), especially as a form of execution: Mary was beheaded at Fotheringhay
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- 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.
- In several of these areas, insurgents have killed election officials and threatened to behead anyone who votes.
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