garrotte

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish garrote.

Noun[edit]

garrotte (plural garrottes)

  1. an iron collar formerly used in Spain to execute people by strangulation
  2. something, especially a cord or wire used for strangulation
    The mob boss was known for executing his enemies with a garrotte of piano wire.

Verb[edit]

garrotte (third-person singular simple present garrottes, present participle garrotting, simple past and past participle garrotted)

  1. (transitive) to execute by strangulation

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

garrotte

  1. first-person singular present indicative of garrotter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of garrotter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of garrotter
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of garrotter
  5. second-person singular imperative of garrotter

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

garrotte f

  1. plural form of garrotta