Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of necklace.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wearing a necklace; marked as with a necklace.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a necklace; marked as with a necklace. The hooded and the necklaced snake.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Nondumo was tried by a kangaroo court and "necklaced" - a petrol-doused tyre placed around his neck and set alight, Green said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A 15-year-old youth died after being "necklaced" -- set alight with a burning car tyre around his neck -- at Soweto's

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • you know, there's another meaning of 'necklaced' - A Dress A Day

    you know, there's another meaning of 'necklaced' - A Dress A Day

  • "necklaced" - a vicious murder where a petrol-soaked tyre is placed around the neck of the victim and set alight.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "necklaced" -- and 10 people, including three policemen, were wounded in political violence in Soweto and Sebokeng south of

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Reblog you know, there's another meaning of 'necklaced'

    July 2006

  • AK-47 rifles, and for the attempted murder of Mpikayipheli Hadebe, who was forced to drink petrol and "necklaced".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In June 1981 the ANC exposed him and abducted him and his brother Monde Mpateni to Lobatse, about 400km from Gaborone, where they "necklaced" his brother by burning him alive with a petrol-doused tyre placed around his neck.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A security police hitsquad "necklaced" a Mamelodi, Pretoria activist after first strangling him to death, a former security policeman told the Truth Commission's amnesty committee on Tuesday.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • One of the victims had been "necklaced" (killed by setting alight a tyre filled with petrol and placed around the neck).

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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