What does garrote mean?

Definitions for garrote
gəˈrɒt, -ˈroʊtgar·rote

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. garrote, garotte, garrotte, iron collarverb

    an instrument of execution for execution by strangulation

  2. garrote, garrotte, garotte, scragverb

    strangle with an iron collar

    "people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain"

GCIDE

  1. Garrotenoun

    Hence: A short length of rope or other instrument used to strangle a person.

Wiktionary

  1. garrotenoun

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

  2. garrotenoun

    to execute by strangulation

  3. garrotenoun

    to kill using a garrote

    The mob boss was known for having his enemies executed with a garrote of piano wire.

  4. garrotenoun

    something, especially a cord or wire, used for strangulation

    The mob boss was known for having his enemies executed with a garrote of piano wire.

  5. Etymology: From garrote

Wikipedia

  1. Garrote

    A garrote or garrote vil (a Spanish word; alternative spellings include garotte and similar variants) is a weapon, usually a handheld ligature of chain, rope, scarf, wire or fishing line, used to strangle a person.

ChatGPT

  1. garrote

    A garrote is a weapon, typically a handheld wire or cord, used to strangle or strangle a person. Historically, it was also a method of execution where the condemned person was killed by strangulation with a wire or thick cord tightened by a mechanical device. The term can also refer to this act or method of strangulation or execution.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Garrotenoun

    a Spanish mode of execution by strangulation, with an iron collar affixed to a post and tightened by a screw until life become extinct; also, the instrument by means of which the punishment is inflicted

  2. Garroteverb

    to strangle with the garrote; hence, to seize by the throat, from behind, with a view to strangle and rob

  3. Etymology: [Sp. garrote, from garra claw, talon, of Celtic origin; cf. Armor. & W. gar leg, ham, shank. Cf. Garrot stick, Garter.]

Wikidata

  1. Garrote

    A garrote or garrote vil is a weapon, most often referring to a handheld ligature of chain, rope, scarf, wire or fishing line used to strangle a person.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. GARROTE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Garrote is ranked #118185 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Garrote surname appeared 147 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Garrote.

    68.7% or 101 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    15.6% or 23 total occurrences were White.
    15.6% or 23 total occurrences were Asian.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of garrote in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of garrote in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of garrote in a Sentence

  1. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez:

    I hope that the U.S. government understands that it can't handle Cuba with a carrot and Venezuela with a garrote.

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