See also: garrotté

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Borrowed from Spanish garrote.

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garrotte (plural garrottes)

  1. A cord, wire or similar used for strangulation.
    The mob boss was known for executing his enemies with a garrotte of piano wire.
  2. (historical) An iron collar formerly used in Spain to execute people by strangulation.

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

  1. (transitive) To execute by strangulation.
  2. (transitive) To suddenly render insensible by semi-strangulation, and then to rob.

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  1. inflection of garrotter:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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garrotte f

  1. plural of garrotta

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