Definition of 'behead'
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Two of the hostages have been beheaded.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2016) The Sun (2014) The Sun (2006)
A woman is dramatically beheaded by her own reflection.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They were kept in the jungle for a year, during which time three of their fellow hostages were beheaded.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Footage of the man who beheaded an elderly woman outside her home was released yesterday showing him shirtless and rampaging through back gardens wielding a machete.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The country was further criticised when a video of a Burmese woman being beheaded in the street was leaked online this year.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Witnesses feared that the suspect was trying to behead the unnamed victim, and there were conflicting reports about the nature of his injuries.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
FIVE men appeared in court yesterday charged over an alleged plot to kidnap and behead a British soldier.The Sun (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2014)
The teacher's Twitter profile hints at close contact with fighters and features sickening images of beheading victims.The Sun (2015)
The dangers faced by telecoms engineers were highlighted in 1998 when four workers were kidnapped and beheaded in Chechnya.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Victims, including children, are tortured and beheaded and their bodies dumped in public places as a shocking warning to enemies.The Sun (2014) The Sun (2011)
The video comes less than a week after he first appeared in footage released by terror group IS, which has already beheaded three hostages.The Sun (2014)
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