beheadverb [ T often passive ]uk /bɪˈhed/ us /bɪˈhed/
Examples from literature
- For those beheaded in battle there is another burial, which is described in a later chapter.
- It arose out of a report that four soldiers had been arrested and were to be secretly beheaded the same night.
- The mayor sentenced him to be beheaded.
- They were all beaten with rods and beheaded in the middle of the forum.
- They were all seized, by the emperor's order, and beheaded.