guillotine noun (DEVICE) translate to Traditional Chinese

Translation of "guillotine" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (DEVICE)
[C or S] a device, invented in France, consisting of a sharp blade in a tall frame which was used in the past for killing criminals by cutting off their heads
King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette went to the guillotine (= were killed by the guillotine) during the French Revolution.
Death penalties
[C] UK a device with a long sharp blade which is used for cutting large quantities of paper
ToolsGardening toolsOffice equipmentCommunicating by telephonePaper and stationery
(Definition of guillotine noun (DEVICE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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