HyperDic: public_executioner

English > 1 sense of the expression public executioner:
NOUNperson public executioner, executioneran official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant
English > public executioner: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant.
Synonymexecutioner
NarrowerelectrocutionerAn executioner who uses electricity to kill the condemned person
hangmanAn executioner who hangs the condemned person
headsman, headmanAn executioner who beheads the condemned person
Broaderkiller, slayersomeone who causes the death of a person or animal
Spanishsayón, verdugo
Catalanbotxí, botxina

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