Accurate and concise meaning of Garrote

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Garrote (n.) : A Spanish mode of execution by strangulation, with an iron collar affixed to a post and tightened by a screw until life become extinct; also, the instrument by means of which the punishment is inflicted.

Garrote (v. t.) : To strangle with the garrote; hence, to seize by the throat, from behind, with a view to strangle and rob.



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