\De"i*cide\, n. [L. deicida a deicide (in sense 2); deus
god + c[ae]dere to cut, kill: cf. F. d['e]icide.]
1. The act of killing a being of a divine nature;
particularly, the putting to death of Jesus Christ. [R.]
Earth profaned, yet blessed, with deicide. --Prior.
2. One concerned in putting Christ to death.