Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An assassin.
  • noun In canon law, one who hires another to kill a third person by surprise or secret assault.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An assassin.

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  • noun An assassin.

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

  • noun a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed

Etymologies

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assassinate +‎ -or

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