Bhungees meant sweepers, and Bhats bards, both of which classes were spared by the stranglers.
The dangerous chief of the stranglers was never seen again in Java.
The day has dawned, the day of those who pull downwards--stranglers of individualism.
Not in vain had he mastered the encyclopedia from Safety-lamps to stranglers.
Who the "stranglers" themselves were, nobody seemed to know.
Use it as a garter or a tourniquet or a stranglers noose: it still is a mans deadly necktie.
I do not say that they would be useful for fighting, for we have never been fighters, but the stranglers will be of use.
Various officers then made unsystematic efforts to suppress the stranglers, but effectual operations were deferred until 1829.
The attempt of the stranglers to lynch a horse-thief at Las Salinas, the same being me.
The precipitous methods of the "stranglers," as they were grimly called, began to give the most hardened "the creeps."
c.1300, from Old French estrangler, from Latin strangulare "to choke, stifle, check, constrain," from Greek strangalan "choke, twist," from strangale "a halter, cord, lace," related to strangos "twisted," from PIE root *strenk- "tight, narrow; pull tight, twist" (see strain (v.)). Related: Strangled; strangling.
strangle stran·gle (strāng'gəl)
v. stran·gled, stran·gling, stran·gles
To compress the trachea so as to prevent sufficient passage of air; suffocate.