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guillotine

noun (DEVICE) 裝置     /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/
[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 (法國發明的)斷頭台 King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette went to the guillotine (= were killed by the guillotine) during the French Revolution. 法國大革命期間,國王路易十六和瑪麗‧安托瓦內特被推上了斷頭台。 Death penalties
[C] UK a device with a long sharp blade which is used for cutting large quantities of paper 切紙機;裁切機 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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