"I know the way," whispered the garroter, and a few gathered around him.
In his youth he had been a highwayman, and probably a garroter.
A garroter lay on the roof ready to entangle me with his noose if I should escape the dagger of the old hag.
He was a garroter by profession, accustomed to rely upon his fists only for the exchange of amenities.
He is a harmless enough fellow, ...