Definitions for garrotte

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. garrote, garotte, garrotte, iron collar(verb)

    an instrument of execution for execution by strangulation

  2. garrote, garrotte, garotte, scrag(verb)

    strangle with an iron collar

    "people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain"

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  1. garrotte(Noun)

    an iron collar formerly used in Spain to execute people by strangulation

  2. garrotte(Noun)

    something, especially a cord or wire used for strangulation

    The mob boss was known for executing his enemies with a garrotte of piano wire.

  3. garrotte(Verb)

    to execute by strangulation

  4. Origin: From garrote

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