De"i*cide (?), n. [L. deicida a deicide (in sense 2); deus god + caedere to cut, kill: cf. F. d'eicide.]


The act of killing a being of a divine nature; particularly, the putting to death of Jesus Christ.


Earth profaned, yet blessed, with deicide. Prior.


One concerned in putting Christ to death.


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