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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Collar, cord, or wire used to strangle someone (very alternative spelling).

Usage examples (1)
  • "Or I'll have to garote you," put in Phil, leaning over toward me with extended thumb and finger; but I skipped away and got beside Max. for more
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  • Note: A "garret" is an attic. A "garrot" is either a tourniquet or a kind of duck. "Garrote", "garote" and "garotte" are three ways of spelling a method of strangulation or the rope used in strangulation.
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