beheaded beheaded  /bɪ ˈhɛ dɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having had the head cut off

Usage(s):

  1. Relatives of Germans beheaded nowadays usually receive a sealed Nazi urn supposed to contain the ashes.
  2. In February, two men in the eastern state of Tripura beheaded a woman on the instructions of a deity they said appeared in their dreams promising hidden treasures.
  3. The third American, Guillermo Sobero, was beheaded by the militants on Basilan Island.

News

  1. Teenage Girl Beheads Father Following A Violent Rape

    A teenage girl beheaded her father with a bush knife after he raped her at their home in Papua New Guinea, a report said Monday, with community leaders protecting her, saying the man deserved to die.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. Beheaded roosters found in bag tossed from Hoboken pier

    HOBOKEN – Three beheaded roosters were found in a garbage bags after being thrown into the Hudson River by two men in what could have been used to perform a a religious sacrifice, Hoboken police say. Police are treating an...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Jersey Journal

  3. 2 children beheaded by militants, Afghan authorities say

    Taliban militants beheaded two children in southern Afghanistan, a provincial governor's office said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. "Mullah Dadullah was the backbone of the Taliban," Khalid said. "He was a brutal and cruel commander who killed and beheaded Afghan civilians."
    on May 12, 2007 By: Asadullah Khalid Source: Forbes

  2. "In fact, on the ground, nothing has changed from nine months ago," Bhutto said. "Extremism has spread. Our tribal areas have become safe havens for militants. Our schools for girls are being shut down there. People are being beheaded. Our...
    on Oct 3, 2007 By: Benazir Bhutto Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "He should understand and respect the people's verdict and what the people want and leave the palace voluntarily. In history, monarchs have been beheaded and also had to flee. Let that not be repeated in Nepal," Prachanda said.
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: chairman Prachanda Source: BBC News

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