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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 be·head /bɪˈhɛd/
 (vt.)斬首,砍頭

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·head v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beheaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Beheading.]  To sever the head from; to take off the head of.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 behead
      v : cut the head of; "the French King was beheaded during the
          Revolution" [syn: decapitate]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Behead
    a method of taking away life practised among the Egyptians (Gen.
    40:17-19). There are instances of this mode of punishment also
    among the Hebrews (2 Sam. 4:8; 20:21,22; 2 Kings 10:6-8). It is
    also mentioned in the New Testament (Matt. 14:8-12; Acts 12:2).