Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Decapitation.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English and Scotch law. Decollation; the punishment of beheading. Fleta, lib. 1, c. 21, ยง 6.