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garrot

(ˈɡærət)
n
(Animals) the goldeneye duck, Clangula glaucion

garrot

(ˈɡærət)
n
(Surgery) surgery a stick or cylinder used to tighten a bandage in order to prevent blood loss from a wounded limb
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It was Halpin Frayser's impression that he was to be garroted on his native heath.
Quasimodo was surrounded, seized, garroted; he roared, he foamed at the mouth, he bit; and had it been broad daylight, there is no doubt that his face alone, rendered more hideous by wrath, would have put the entire squad to flight.
In a little narrow corridor, near by, they showed us where many a prisoner, after lying in the dungeons until he was forgotten by all save his persecutors, was brought by masked executioners and garroted, or sewed up in a sack, passed through a little window to a boat, at dead of night, and taken to some remote spot and drowned.
We monitored each river otter 2 d/wk using homing and triangulation via ground and aerial radiot-elemetry methods (White and Garrot, 1990).
Je t'aime sans conditions, derapage d'un fils qui quitte l'ecole, emigration clandestine, les retombees de l'adolescence, la tendresse et l'amour d'un pere pour son fils ont rendu les pendules a l'heure, le garrot blanc suspendu aux arbres du jardin symbole d'un grand amour paternel.
Locations of individuals were determined using the homing method (White and Garrot 1990).
Additionally, home range size and boundaries may change depending on season, reproductive status, and estimation method (White & Garrot 1990).
Habitat is essential for an animal species as it provides shelter, food and water, the three basic demands of life and hence, each species exists within particular conditions of habitat, depending upon its needs and potential to survive (White and Garrot, 1990).
Location data were collected by triangulation during daytime (White and Garrot, 1990) and opportunistically collected by the homing technique.
Lacking natural limiting factors and human management, the horse population in the greater Mesa Verde area has grown during the past decade (Wolfe et al., 1989; Garrot et al., 1991).
Le developpement de la production nationale est, selon la conferenciere, imperatif mais elle appelle les interesses a mettre un garrot sur les importations qui se chiffrent en dizaines de milliards de dollars.