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- n. an instrument designed and used to take the life of a condemned person
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The order form, in all probability, was the usual document executed in triplicate with ifs, ands, buts and whereases, clauses, counterclauses and fine print — a piece of paper — and at the same time an instrument of execution — the beginning of the end for the Third Reich.