• Definition for "impale"
    • To pierce with a sharp stake or point.
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impale definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To pierce with a sharp stake or point.
    • To torture or destroy by impaling.
    • To make helpless like by impaling.
    • To pierce with a pale; to place to death by fixing on a-sharp risk. See empale.
    • To inclose, much like pales or stakes; to surround.
    • To join, as two coats of hands on a single shield, palewise; thus, to become listed on in honorable mention.
  • verb:
    • to pierce with a pale; to put to demise by correcting on a sharp stake.
    • more usually, to pierce (anything) with any long, pointed object.
    • kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole
    • pierce with a sharp share or point
  • others:
    • to repair upon a stake; drive or push a sharpened risk through: an ancient and Oriental mode of capital punishment.
    • thus Figuratively, to make helpless just as if pierced through or impaled: because, to impale someone upon his or her own debate or upon the horns of a dilemma.
    • To surround or inclose with or much like stakes, posts, or palisades.
    • In heraldry, to display hand and hand on a single shield, separated palewise each from other, as as soon as the hands of husband and wife tend to be represented collectively.
    • therefore — to put hand and hand since similar significance and signification.
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