Definition of Garotte

1. Noun. An instrument of execution for execution by strangulation.

Exact synonyms: Garrote, Garrotte, Iron Collar
Generic synonyms: Instrument Of Execution
Derivative terms: Garrotte



2. Verb. Strangle with an iron collar. "They want to garotte the prisoners "; "People were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain"
Exact synonyms: Garrote, Garrotte, Scrag
Generic synonyms: Strangle, Strangulate, Throttle
Derivative terms: Garroter, Garrotte, Garrotter

Definition of Garotte

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of garrotte) ¹

2. Verb. (alternative spelling of garrotte) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garotte

1. to garrote [v GAROTTED, GAROTTING, GAROTTES] - See also: garrote

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garotte

garnishing
garnishings
garnishment
garnishments
garnishor
garnishors
garnisht
garniture
garnitures
garookuh
garookuhs
garote
garoted
garotes
garoting
garotte (current term)
garotted
garotter
garotters
garottes
garotting
garpike
garpikes
garran
garrans
garre
garred
garres
garret
garret window

Literary usage of Garotte

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1. Travels in South and North America by Alexander Marjoribanks (1853)
"... at Hayti or St Domingo—Massacre of the French—Island of Cuba—Strangulation by the garotte—Grand Review of Troops at Bahia—Gold mines of Brazil—German, ..."

2. The Annals of Our Time: A Diurnal of Events, Social and Political, Home and by Joseph Irving (1880)
"... well-directed severity of his sentences, put a sudden check to the brutal garotte crimes which for months back had been the terror of London society. ..."

3. Travels in South and North America by Alexander Marjoribanks (1853)
"... at Hayti or St Domingo—Massacre of the French—Island of Cuba—Strangulation by the garotte—Grand Review of Troops at Bahia—Gold mines of Brazil—German, ..."

4. The Annals of Our Time: A Diurnal of Events, Social and Political, Home and by Joseph Irving (1880)
"... well-directed severity of his sentences, put a sudden check to the brutal garotte crimes which for months back had been the terror of London society. ..."

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