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Noun: garotte  gu'rót
  1. An instrument of execution for execution by strangulation
    - garrote [N. Amer], garrotte [Brit, Cdn], iron collar
Verb: garotte  gu'rót
  1. Strangle with an iron collar
    "people were garotted during the Inquisition in Spain";
    - garrote [N. Amer], garrotte [Brit, Cdn], scrag

Derived forms: garottes, garotted, garotting

Type of: instrument of execution, strangle, strangulate, throttle

Encyclopedia: Garotte