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

Derived forms: garrotting, garrottes, garrotted

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

Encyclopedia: Garrotte