An executioner who hangs criminals condemned to death
A group of people designated to shoot a person condemned to death.
A clandestine military or paramilitary group that carries out the killing of political opponents or civilians deemed undesirable.
1885 — Gilbert & Sullivan, The Mikado
One that kills:
One with special knowledge or expertise, as in business, law, or government, who is hired to resolve particularly difficult or complex problems.
an official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant
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