Examples of behead in a Sentence
Louis XVI was beheaded in 1793.
Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded for plotting against Queen Elizabeth.
Recent Examples of behead from the Web
Jughead and Tall Boy accuse each other of beheading the statue.
One supporter called for the director and lead actress to be beheaded.
Until now, no other American has been identified as member of ISIS to behead a prisoner on an ISIS propaganda video.
On October 18, Wright was convicted of plotting to behead police officers and kill Americans.
Last year police arrested Herbert Were, a resident of Busia town in eastern Uganda, for beheading his 8-year-old brother, Joel Ogema.
Since then, police said there have been four attacks and 13 others disrupted, including a 2016 plot to behead police during national Anzac Day veterans’ parades and a separate plot the same year to attack Christmas shoppers in Melbourne.
At least 47 civilians also died, some of whom were beheaded, former hostages and government officials said.
The Americans beheaded by ISIS include journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff and aid worker Peter Kassig.
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First Known Use of behead
before 12th century
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