KJV Dictionary Definition: behead


BEHEAD', v.t. behed'. be and head.

To cut off the head; to sever the head from the body, with a cutting instrument; appropriately used of the execution of men for crimes.


BEHEAD'ED, pp. behed'ed. Having the head cut off.


BEHEAD'ING, ppr. behed'ing. Severing the head from the body.

BEHEAD'ING,n. behed'ing. The act of separating the head from the body by a cutting instrument; decollation.