Meaning of executioner

ex•e•cu•tion•er

Pronunciation: (ek"si-ky'shu-nur), [key]
— n.
  1. an official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuance of a legal warrant.
  2. a person who executes an act, will, judgment, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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