Definition of 'executioner'
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No person has a right to be judge, jury and executioner.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
People think they're judge, jury and executioner.The Sun (2015)
He relished it, often acting as judge, jury and executioner.The Sun (2008)
Guards and officers were about him, the scaffold and the executioner, the axe and the more cruel expectation of his enemies.RALEGH'S LAST JOURNEY: A Tale of Madness, Vanity and Treachery (2003)
I've got to be judge, jury and executioner.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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