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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: garrote (0.01083 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to garrote.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: garrote garrote n : an instrument of execution for execution by strangulation [syn: garotte, garrotte, iron collar] garrote v : strangle with an iron collar; “people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain” [syn: garrotte, garotte, scrag]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Garrote Garrote \Gar*rote"\, n. [Sp. garrote, from garra claw, talon, of Celtic origin; cf. Armor. & W. gar leg, ham, shank. Cf. Garrot stick, Garter.] A Spanish mode of execution by strangulation, with an iron collar affixed to a post and tightened by a screw until life become extinct. [1913 Webster] 2. The instrument by means of which the garrote[1] is inflicted. Syn: garrote, garotte, iron collar. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 3. Hence: A short length of rope or other instrument used to strangle a person. [PJC] Garrote \Gar*rote"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Garroted; p. pr. & vb. n. Garroting.] To strangle with the garrote; hence, to seize by the throat, from behind, with a view to strangle and rob. [1913 Webster]


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