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318. Headlessness (See also Decapitation.)

  1. Acephali fabled Libyan nation of men without heads. [Rom. Hist.: Leach, 6]
  2. Alban, St. carries his head in his hands. [Christian Hagiog.: Brewer Dictionary, 18]
  3. Denis of Paris, St. French patron; carried severed head to burial. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 104105]
  4. Headless Horseman spectral figure haunts Ichabod Crane. [Am. Lit.: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow ]