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Meaning of BEHEAD

Pronunciation:  bi'hed

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  cut the head of; "the French King was beheaded during the Revolution"

BEHEAD is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: decapitate
 See Also: guillotine, kill



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Be*head"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beheaded}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Beheading}.] [OE. bihefden, AS. behe['a]fdian; pref. be-
+ he['a]fod head. See {Head}.]
To sever the head from; to take off the head of.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you or someone else is being beheaded means poor judgment or a bad decision that you have made and regretted.
Easton Bible Dictionary

a method of taking away life practised among the Egyptians (Gen. 40:17-19). There are instances of this mode of punishment also among the Hebrews (2 Sam. 4:8; 20:21,22; 2 Kings 10:6-8). It is also mentioned in the New Testament (Matt. 14:8-12; Acts 12:2).