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Garrote   Listen
noun
Garrote  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.
Synonyms: garrote, garotte, iron collar.
3.
Hence: A short length of rope or other instrument used to strangle a person.






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Words linked to "Garrote" :   garrotte, garotte, instrument of execution, garroter, strangulate, scrag, throttle, iron collar



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