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Verb: draw and quarter (drawn and quartered,drawing and quartering,draws and quarters)
  1. Pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
    "in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes";
    - draw, quarter

Derived forms: drawing and quartering, draws and quarters, drawn and quartered

Type of: kill

Encyclopedia: Draw and quarter