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Louisette
Guillotine Guil"lo*tine` (g[i^]l"l[-o]*t[=e]n`), n. [F., from Guillotin, a French physician, who proposed, in the Constituent Assembly of 1789, to abolish decapitation with the ax or sword. The instrument was invented by Dr. Antoine Louis, and was called at first Louison or Louisette. Similar machines, however, were known earlier.] 1. A machine for beheading a person by one stroke of a heavy ax or blade, which slides in vertical guides, is raised by a cord, and let fall upon the neck of the victim. 2. Any machine or instrument for cutting or shearing, resembling in its action a guillotine.
Louison
Guillotine Guil"lo*tine` (g[i^]l"l[-o]*t[=e]n`), n. [F., from Guillotin, a French physician, who proposed, in the Constituent Assembly of 1789, to abolish decapitation with the ax or sword. The instrument was invented by Dr. Antoine Louis, and was called at first Louison or Louisette. Similar machines, however, were known earlier.] 1. A machine for beheading a person by one stroke of a heavy ax or blade, which slides in vertical guides, is raised by a cord, and let fall upon the neck of the victim. 2. Any machine or instrument for cutting or shearing, resembling in its action a guillotine.

Meaning of Louis from wikipedia

- Louis may refer to: Louis (given name), origin and several individuals with this name Louis (surname) Louis (coin) HMS Louis, two ships of the Royal Navy...
- Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September 1638 – 1 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (Roi Soleil), was a monarch...
- Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981), best known as Joe Louis was an American professional boxer who competed from 1934 to 1951. He reigned...
- Louis William Tomlinson (/ˈluːi ˈtɒmlɪnsən/; born Louis Troy Austin; 24 December 1991) is an English singer-songwriter and talent show judge. He is known...
- His Most Royal Highness, King Louis XVI (French pronunciation: ​[lwi sɛːz]; 23 August 1754 – 21 January 1793), born Louis-Auguste, was the last King of...
- St. Louis (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/) is an independent city and major U.S. port in the state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River...
- Louis Sebastian Theroux (/ˈluːi θəˈruː/ LOO-ee thə-ROO; born 20 May 1970) is a British do****entary filmmaker and broadcaster. Theroux is best known for...
- Louis Vuitton Malletier, commonly referred to as Louis Vuitton (French: [lwi vɥitɔ̃]), or shortened to LV, is a French fashion house and luxury retail...
- Prince Louis of Cambridge (Louis Arthur Charles; /ˈluːi/; born 23 April 2018) is a member of the British royal family. He is the third and youngest child...
- Louis Dega (born 1890, M****illes, France – died unknown, French Guiana) was a prisoner in the French Guiana penal colony of Devil's Island. He was convicted...
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