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garrot definition

  • noun:
    • A stick or little wooden cylinder useful for tightening a bandage, in order to compress the arteries of a limb.
    • A bird, the European goldeneye.
    • A stick or small wooden cylinder useful for tightening a bandage, being compress the arteries of a limb.
    • The European golden-eye.
    • A sea-duck of the genus Clangula, subfamily Fuligulin√¶, and family Anatid√¶.
    • In surgery, a compressing bandage, tightened by twisting a small cylinder of timber, where the arteries of a limb are compressed for the purpose of suspending the blood circulation in instances of hemorrhage, aneurism, amputation, etc.
    • A quarrel for the crossbow.
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