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Definition of Executioner

Executioner

  1. One who executes; an executer.
  2. One who puts to death in conformity to legal warrant, as a hangman.

Executioner Quotations

If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
Omar N. Bradley

Disasters are called natural, as if nature were the executioner and not the victim.
Eduardo Galeano

If we are not our brother's keeper, at least let us not be his executioner.
Marlon Brando

If the executioner goes, my package will never be made public. If he doesn't go, it will be made public exactly fifty years from the day the bill for a moratorium on capital punishment is defeated.
Caryl Chessman

Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.
Lucretius
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Executioner Translations

executioner in German is Scharfrichter
executioner in Italian is giustiziere
executioner in Spanish is verdugo
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