Definitions for garrotte
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garrote, garotte, garrotte, iron collar(verb)
an instrument of execution for execution by strangulation
garrote, garrotte, garotte, scrag(verb)
strangle with an iron collar
"people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain"
an iron collar formerly used in Spain to execute people by strangulation
something, especially a cord or wire used for strangulation
The mob boss was known for executing his enemies with a garrotte of piano wire.
to execute by strangulation
Origin: From garrote
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