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executioner

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noun ex·e·cu·tion·er \-sh(ə-)nər\

Simple Definition of executioner

  • : a person who performs executions : a person who executes people who have been sentenced to death

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of executioner

  1. :  one who executes; especially :  one who puts to death

1536

First Known Use of executioner

1536


Law Dictionary

executioner

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noun ex·e·cu·tion·er \ˌek-si-ˈkyü-shə-nər\

Legal Definition of executioner

  1. :  one who puts another to death in fulfillment of a judicial death sentence





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