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Meaning of DECOLLATE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*col"late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decollated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Decollating}.] [L. decollatus, p. p. of
decollare to behead; de- + collum neck.]
To sever from the neck; to behead; to decapitate.

      The decollated head of St. John the Baptist. --Burke.

 

 

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