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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Decapitation by means of the guillotine.


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  • In this poor National Convention, broken, bewildered by long terror, perturbations, and guillotinement, there is no Pilot, there is not now even a Danton, who could undertake to steer you anywhither, in such press of weather.

    The French Revolution


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