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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chair used in the electrocution of a prisoner sentenced to death by law.
  • n. Execution by means of electrocution.
  • n. The sentence of death by electrocution.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device used for performing execution by electrocution.
  • n. An electrically powered wheelchair

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a device used for execution of criminals, consisting of a specially designed chair in which the victim is killed by passing a large current of electricity through the body. This method of killing is called electrocution.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person


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