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English verb: draw and quarter

1. draw and quarter (social) pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him

SamplesIn the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes.

Synonymsdraw, quarter

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)kill

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