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

  • n. A sealed enclosure in which condemned prisoners are executed by poison gas.

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  • n. a sealed chamber in which people are executed with poison gas

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

  • n. instrument of execution consisting of a sealed chamber into which poison gas is introduced; used to kill people or animals


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