Definition of Garrote. Meaning of Garrote. Synonyms of Garrote
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Definition of Garrote
Garrote Garrote Gar*rote", n. [Sp. garrote, from garra claw, talon, of
Celtic origin; cf. Armor. & W. gar leg, ham, shank. Cf.
Garrot stick, Garter.]
A Spanish mode of execution by strangulation, with an iron
collar affixed to a post and tightened by a screw until life
become extinct; also, the instrument by means of which the
punishment is inflicted.
Garrote Garrote Gar*rote", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Garroted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Garroting.]
To strangle with the garrote; hence, to seize by the throat,
from behind, with a view to strangle and rob.