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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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Before Rizal, the most memorable executions was that of the three secular Filipino priests: Mariano Gomez, Jose Burgos, and Jacinto Zamora whose necks were broken by the garrote.
Es evidente que se requiere un nuevo orden mundial y, en ese aspecto es obligada la participacion de Estados Unidos; como tambien potencias como Rusia, Reino Unido y China entre otras mas, pero dificilmente se va a lograr con actitudes beligerantes y la ley del garrote que ahondan aun mas las diferencias y los enconos.
Take some simple numerical parameters, and then show the soft, hard, Garrote, and new threshold function in the form of graphics intuitive.
The Filipino priests Gomez, Burgos, and Zamora (Gomburza) were accused of subversion and killed by garrote.
Comienza el prefacio con una interesante precision acerca de la adjetivacion del garrote como instrumento de ejecucion, pues "aunque popularmente siga siendo recordado como <<garrote vil>>, con todos los datos y las evidencias sobre la mesa, deberia ser llamado tal y como ya era conocido en Europa a finales del siglo XVIII: como <<garrote espanol>>" (p.
La trilla manual con garrote produjo material mas limpio, con menos dano mecanico (fisuras) y mayor recuperacion de semilla pura.
He was also charged with possessing home-made explosives and an imitation gun with intent, plus carrying a garrote, three knives and an axe.
357-magnum revolver, a loaded Glock pistol with a spare magazine, a steel garrote, and some Oxycodone tablets.
He is alleged to have been carrying an imitation firearm and articles for terrorist purposes, including nail bombs, an axe and a garrote, when he attempted to enter the building during power-sharing talks.
What about the broken paint brush which came from inside the house that was used as a garrote to strangle the little girl?
He had been strangled with a specially-knotted garrote used by French commandos.
Esto es lo que se ha venido haciendo desde hace 27 anos: acomodar la realidad para que funcione; aunque se termino con la etapa del garrote, hoy toca la de la zanahoria.