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

Derived forms: garroting, garrotes, garroted

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

Encyclopedia: Garrote