The headlines were gruesome: after shooting and killing him, she had used a chain saw to dismember his body.
He told reporters how his assailants had recognized him, set upon him with knives and tried to dismember his wrists.
It is easy to get a handle on it if you dismember your victim.
John Henry's plot to dismember the Union disclosed to congress.
Kiddie helped him only so far as to skin and dismember the rabbit and peel the onions.
Monsieur Eugène, still bowing low, although not quite so low as heretofore, endeavored to dismember Vaudrey the Minister.
Too large to pass through the door, so they tried to dismember it.
A man who is much accustomed to dismember fowls, will not care much about that of kingdoms.
Napoleon insinuated that he would be happy to dismember Prussia, and give half her territories to Austria.
Doc, you dismember that leg, and I will attend to the stomach and the upper part of the body.
c.1300, from Old French desmembrer (11c.), from Medieval Latin dismembrare "tear limb from limb; castrate," from Latin de- "take away" + membrum "limb" (see member). Related: Dismembered; dismembering.
dismember dis·mem·ber (dĭs-měm'bər)
v. dis·mem·bered, dis·mem·ber·ing, dis·mem·bers
To amputate a limb or a part of a limb.