Guillotine

Guillotine, a beheading-machine invented by a Dr. Guillotin, and recommended by him to the National Convention, which adopted it; “with my machine, Messieurs, I whisk off your head in a twinkling, and you have no pain;” it was anticipated by the Maiden in Scotland.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Guilds * Guinea
Guichard, Karl
Guicowar
Guido Aretinus
Guido Reni
Guienne
Guignes, Joseph de
Guildford
Guildhall
Guildhall School of Music
Guilds
Guillotine
Guinea
Guinegate
Guinevere
Guiscard, Robert
Guise
Guise, Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine, Duke of
Guise, Claude of Lorraine
Guise, Francis
Guise, Henry I.
Guise, Henry II.

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Guillotine in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable