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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 (coin) Louis (given name), origin and several individuals with this name Louis (surname) HMS Louis, two ships of the Royal Navy...
- Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September 1638 – 1 September 1715), also known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi Soleil), was King...
- Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus (/ˈluːi ˈdraɪfəs/ LOO-ee-DRY-fəss; born January 13, 1961) is an American actress, comedian, and producer. She is...
- Louis XVI (Louis-Auguste; French pronunciation: ​[lwi sɛːz]; 23 August 1754 – 21 January 1793) was the last King of France before the fall of the monarchy...
- Louis St. Louis (May 26, 1942 – March 26, 2021) was an American songwriter, music arranger and singer, famous for songs written for Grease, particularly...
- St. Louis (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs, sənt ˈluːɪs/) is the second-largest city in Missouri, United States. It sits near the confluence of the Mississippi and the...
- Louis XV (15 February 1710 – 10 May 1774), known as Louis the Beloved (French: le Bien-Aimé), was King of France from 1 September 1715 until his death...
- Louis Louis-Dreyfus (September 6, 1867 – November 10, 1940) was a member of the French parliament and co-director of the commodity distribution and trading...
- Louis Vuitton Malletier (French: [lwi vɥitɔ̃ maltje]), commonly known as Louis Vuitton, is a French high-end luxury fashion house and company founded in...
- Louis XIII (French pronunciation: ​[lwi tʁɛz]; sometimes called the Just; 27 September 1601 – 14 May 1643) was King of France from 1610 until his death...