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Garrote

Gar`rote´
n.1.A Spanish mode of execution by strangulation, with an iron collar affixed to a post and tightened by a screw until life become extinct.
2.The instrument by means of which the garrote{1} is inflicted.
3.A short length of rope or other instrument used to strangle a person.
v. t.1.To strangle with the garrote; hence, to seize by the throat, from behind, with a view to strangle and rob.
[imp. & p. p. Garroted; p. pr. & vb. n. Garroting.]
Noun1.garrote - an instrument of execution for execution by strangulation
Verb1.garrote - strangle with an iron collar; "people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain"
Synonyms: garotte, garrotte, scrag
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