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garrotte

, garrote, garotte
1. a Spanish method of execution by strangulation or by breaking the neck
2. the device, usually an iron collar, used in such executions
3. Obsolete strangulation of one's victim while committing robbery
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He noted that it was 'very unusual' for someone to garotte themselves without using a scarf to protect the skin.
Together they then garotte it to make it lose consciousness.
Then he used the rope to garotte her four teenage children.
Take this insidious right-wing campaign to strip the jobs and pensions of millions of public sector workers and garotte those who take more than a fortnight's annual sick leave.
He also denies having nail pipe bombs, three knives, an axe and garotte and an imitation firearm with intent to endanger life.
He also denies having nail pipe bombs, three knives, an axe, garotte and imitation gun with intent to endanger life.
He is also accused of possessing nail and pipe bombs with intent, possessing three knives, an axe and a garotte and having an imitation firearm with intent to commit an offence.
He also denies 12 other charges of possessing nail and pipe bombs, knives, an axe and a garotte with intent.