Examples from the Web for executioner
I Am An Executioner offers a fiercely creative—and deeply morbid—vision of what it takes to stay alive.Must Read Fiction: ‘Prague Fatale,’ ‘Derby Day’ and More|Malcolm Forbes, Hillary Kelly, Mythili Rao|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“Oh, by a new method, which I have invented myself,” declared the Executioner.
For what's the object of being an Executioner if one can't execute?John Dough and the Cherub|L. Frank Baum
He told the Executioner, he was a strong man, and Prayed to be put out of misery as soon as possible.
And why would an Executioner that is higher again in the profession be checked.Three Wonder Plays|Lady I. A. Gregory
Not quite,” answered the Executioner, who was putting the finishing touches to the effigy; “his head keeps tumbling off.
British Dictionary definitions for executioner
Word Origin and History for executioner
"headsman," 1560s; "one who carries into effect," 1590s; agent noun from execution.