Garroting
Garrote Gar*rote", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Garroted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Garroting}.] To strangle with the garrote; hence, to seize by the throat, from behind, with a view to strangle and rob. [1913 Webster]

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