De*cap"i*tate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decapitated; p. pr. & vb. n. Decapitating.] [LL. decapitatus, p. p. of decapitare; L. de- + caput head. See Chief.]

1.

To cut off the head of; to behead.

2.

To remove summarily from office.

[Colloq. U. S.]

 

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