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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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For hours he raped and sexually assaulted the Hungarian repeatedly showing him the garrote and a spade saying that he was going to kill him and bury his body in the woods.
Garrote was head of the Technology Group for the Washington, D.
Nora Garrote is a highly experienced intellectual property lawyer and her work has important overlaps with Venable's corporate work, particularly her support of the intellectual property aspects of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other transactions," said Robert Zinkham, the chair of Venable's Business Division, a group of 150 attorneys.
Garrote has handled numerous transactional matters and disputes involving a multitude of computer and other information technologies, network appliances, and Internet products and services.
The Globe photos show a garrote - a cord-wrapped stick that some reports say was used to strangle 6-year-old JonBenet - and, in a close-up of the child's hand, a rope mark on one of her wrists.
The photographs, to appear on the front page of the edition hitting newsstands Monday, show the garrote used to strangle the young beauty queen as well as a rope mark on one wrist.
There are guns disguised as beepers and cell phones, plastic knives shaped like credit cards, stun guns in the form of pens and flashlights, even blowgun flutes and condom garrotes.
Meanwhile, the local law enforcement, particularly one Sheriff Bell, is shocked and mystified by a series of apparently pointless, horrific crimes: The arch-villain Anton Chigurh garrotes a deputy with his own handcuffs, flees in a patrol car, then stops and slays an unlucky motorist to obtain a less compromising vehicle .
On the day Sindicic's trial was due to start, warders at Edinburgh's Saughton prison found two carefully made garrotes.