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Iron collar   /ˈaɪərn kˈɑlər/   Listen
Iron collar

noun
1.
An instrument of execution for execution by strangulation.  Synonyms: garotte, garrote, garrotte.






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"Iron collar" Quotes from Famous Books



... time of torturing, six executioners entered, stripped him naked to his drawers, and laid him upon his back on a kind of stand, elevated a few feet from the floor. The operation commenced by putting an iron collar round his neck, and a ring to each foot, which fastened him to the stand. His limbs being thus stretched out, they wound two ropes round each thigh; which ropes being passed under the scaffold, through holes made for that purpose, were all drawn tight at the same instant of time, by four ...
— Fox's Book of Martyrs - Or A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphant - Deaths of the Primitive Protestant Martyrs • John Fox



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