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guillotine

noun /ˈɡilətiːn/
in France formerly, an instrument for cutting criminals’ heads off.
die Guillotine
a machine for cutting paper.
die Papierschneidemaschine
Translations of “guillotine”
in Spanish guillotina…
in French guillotine, massicot…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝置, (法國發明的)斷頭台, 切紙機…
in Russian гильотина…
in Turkish giyotin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装置, (法国发明的)断头台, 切纸机…
in Polish gilotyna…
(Definition of guillotine from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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