executioners

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Executioner \Ex'e*cu"tion*er\, noun

1. One who executes; an executer. --Bacon.

2. One who puts to death in conformity to legal warrant, as a hangman.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

executioner

noun

1: an official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant [syn: {executioner}, {public executioner}]


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