What is a guillatine?

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A guillatine is (or was) a sharp sheet of metal suspended in a wooden frame that would cut the heads off of its victims. The victim's head would be placed in such a way under the guillatine's blade that it would make the cut at the middle of the neck. The guillatine's blade would be triggered to fall by the removal of a pin via a long rope.

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