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Definition of "garroter" []

  • A person who uses a garrote. (noun)
  • A person who strangles someone from behind. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "garroter" in a sentence
  • "It was the street boy turned pickpocket, and a pickpocket turned garroter."
  • "He is a harmless enough fellow, Parker by name, a garroter by trade, and a remarkable performer upon the jew's-harp."
  • "The thug existed until 1855 or 1860, the professional hereditary garroter of one native Indian class, who strangled his victims with a handkerchief."
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