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How to use garrote in a sentence
Then, on the morning after Christmas in 1996, John found JonBenet crumpled in the wine cellar with a garrote sunk round her neck.
Harleston had been shifting slowly from one foot to the other, feeling behind him for the man with the garrote.
Instantly the garrote loosened; and Harleston, with a wild yell, sprang forward and swung straight at the point of Crenshaw's jaw.
He smiled—somewhat chillily, it must be admitted—and whispered, his speaking voice being shut off by the garrote.
garrote also means a cudgel, or heavy walking-stick; and the tourniquet used by surgeons.The Bible in Spain - Vol. 2 [of 2] | George Borrow
He was taken to Havana, and died by garrote in the little fortress La Punta.Cuba, Old and New | Albert Gardner Robinson
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