noun, verb (used with object), gar·rot·ted, gar·rot·ting.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
OTHER WORDS FROM garrottegar·rot·ter, noun
Example sentences from the Web for garrotte
Phineas understood well now that his friend was in the act of being garrotted, and that his instant assistance was needed.Phineas Finn|Anthony Trollope
On a platform sat three depressed and underfed wretches, who, I thought, were to be immediately garrotted.
A column in the middle of the square marks the spot where Doa Mariana Pineda was publicly garrotted in 1831.
The other three seamen were then called in one after the other, garrotted, handcuffed, and imprisoned in the same way.The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale
Such is the age; you can take no part in public life without being garrotted in a speciality.Harmonies of Political Economy|Frdric Bastiat