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(Def. 1): A popular method of intimidation in ancient history; where the winning army cuts off the heads of defeated soldiers, impaling them on a pike or stick to demoralize and frighten the conquered people. It was also used after an execution to make a public example of the consequences of breaking the law.

(Def. 2): A metaphor describing retaliation or punishment for another's wrongdoing, or public outrage against an individual or group for the same reason.
After the BP Oil Spill; many Americans would like to see Tony Hayward's head on a stick, myself included.
by Dr. Claw August 18, 2010
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Condition which causes you to place an Amazon order, then shortly after remember something else you needed and place another order.
Wow, 10 Amazon boxes showed up on my door today. My Amazheimer's must be acting up again.

Person 1: Bro, your Amazheimer's is getting out of control.
Person 2: It's OK, I have Prime.
by SamboMayhem August 01, 2020
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To render a person immobile by severing their spine.
We use to do it to captured enemy during the war to keep them from escaping --- a talking head on a stick.
by jojowashere April 10, 2009
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To sever the spine to render a victim unconscious or a "head on a stick"
I prevented the victim from escaping by making him a
"head on a stick".
by Lexigore June 03, 2006
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