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- n. an iron collar formerly used in Spain to execute people by strangulation
- n. something, especially a cord or wire used for strangulation
- v. to execute by strangulation
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- v. strangle with an iron collar
- n. an instrument of execution for execution by strangulation
From Spanish garrote (Wiktionary)