behead

as in to head
to cut off the head of Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded for plotting against Queen Elizabeth

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“Behead.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/behead. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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