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1) 260. Opening. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...riddle, screen; honeycomb. PERFORATION, apertion [archaic]; piercing &c. v.; terebration, empalement, pertusion [obs.], puncture, acupuncture, penetration. OPENER,...

2) IV. Prose Fiction. Cervantes. By Professor J. D. M. Ford. 1909-14. Lectures on the Harvard Classics. The Harvard Classics
...captives and nevertheless was not subjected to the penalties for such attempts, of which empalement was the most usual. Possibly his captors regarded him as a madman...

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