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English noun: garrotte

1. garrotte (artifact) an instrument of execution for execution by strangulation

Synonymsgarotte, garrote, iron collar

Broader (hypernym)instrument of execution

English verb: garrotte

1. garrotte (contact) strangle with an iron collar

SamplesPeople were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain.

ExamplesThey want to garrotte the prisoners

Synonymsgarotte, garrote, scrag

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)strangle, strangulate, throttle

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