Definition of behead
: to cut off the head of : decapitate
Examples of behead in a sentence
Louis XVI was beheaded in 1793.
Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded for plotting against Queen Elizabeth.
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of behead
before 12th century
BEHEAD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of behead for English Language Learners
: to cut off the head of (someone) especially as a punishment
BEHEAD Defined for Kids
Definition of behead for Students
: to cut off the head of
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