(redirected from guillotined)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for guillotine

closure imposed on the debate of specific sections of a bill

instrument of execution that consists of a weighted blade between two vertical poles

kill by cutting the head off with a guillotine

References in periodicals archive ?
My latest release is The Guillotine Choice, a novel based on the true story of an innocent young man who accepted a sentence of 40 years hard labour in Devil's Island in the 30s (at the same time as the man in Papillon) rather than have his cousin guillotined.
The Speaker observed that cut motions on Demands for Grants of guillotined Ministries were not circulated and not moved.
Mr Gilmore said 12 bills will be guillotined next week on top of the controversial Criminal Justice Bill which was pushed through yesterday by the controversial method.
The last person to be guillotined in France was Tunisian immigrant Hamida Djandoubi in September 1977 after he was convicted of torturing and murdering an ex-girlfriend.
A more recent and more accurate work on the martyrdom of the Carmelite Sisters is Professor William Bush's To Quell the Terror: The mystery of the vocation of the sixteen Carmelites of Compiegne guillotined July 17, 1794, ICS Publications, 1999, Washington, D.
The leading proponent of this view was probably Nesta Webster, who wrote prolifically in the 1920s about purported Jewish conspiracies, and whose anti-revolutionary zeal may have stemmed from her belief that she had been guillotined by French revolutionaries in an earlier incarnation.