Sixteen days later, his severed head was found in a drainage ditch miles from their home.
They severed the last railroad lifeline into Atlanta, making the Citadel of the Confederacy as it was touted no longer tenable.
In my column for the National Post, I detail why Canada severed diplomatic relations with Iran.
Survivor Seeks Vengeance After his arm was severed during a horrific attack, one survivor seeks to kill every shark he can find.
Burning a girl alive while her father watches or cooking a severed head into a vat of chili?
She set the severed heads of her sisters in place and then with the magic water brought them back to life.
She was separated from her husband, though the legal tie was not severed.
Suddenly she thrust the severed head she carried into the face of Kwaiba, leering horribly at him the while.
The bookbinder then folded them by hand, and severed them with an ivory paper-cutter.
A spear, with which the trap was armed, severed Gunn's sciatic nerve, paralyzing him.
c.1300, from Anglo-French severer, Old French sevrer "to separate" (12c., later in French restricted to "to wean," i.e. "to separare from the mother"), from Vulgar Latin *seperare, from Latin separare "to separate" (see separate (v.)).