Guillotine (disambiguation)

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A guillotine is a device for carrying out executions by decapitation, named after Joseph-Ignace Guillotin

Guillotine or Guillotines may also refer to:

  • Guillotine, a parliamentary procedure used to set finite debating times for a particular bill or to bring protracted debates to a close, see Cloture
  • Guillotine choke, a martial arts chokehold
  • Guillotine (wrestling), a spinal lock; also known as "the twister" to avoid confusion with the guillotine choke
  • Guillotine (game), a card game
  • Guillotine (magic trick), a magic trick where it appears that a blade of a guillotine passes through a person's neck without harming him/her
  • Guillotine press-up, where the chest, head, and neck are lowered below the plane of the hands
  • Guillotine (band) an Indian musical group
  • Guillotine (comics) a fictional character from Marvel Comics


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