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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An instrument of execution for execution by strangulation v. - Strangle with an iron collar.

Usage examples (35)
  • Trell looked as innocent as the man who claimed his garrote was a handkerchief.
  • A garrote is a rope with a handle on both sides.
  • I see someone tightening that garrote to control her.
  • JonBenet was strangled with a professionally made garrote. 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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