Definition of Iron collar
1. Noun. An instrument of execution for execution by strangulation.
Generic synonyms: Instrument Of Execution
Derivative terms: Garotte, Garrotte
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Literary usage of Iron collar
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1. The Slavery of the British West India Colonies Delineated: As it Exists Both by James Stephen (1824)
"... by the galling iron collar, and the head of course kept in an uneasy elevation. * This oppression, like most other of the abuses of the master's power, ..."
2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1882)
"THE PORTER'S iron collar. BY DAVID KER. ABOUT sixteen miles from St. Petersburg, in the midst of a wide plain, stands the Czar's country palace of ..."
3. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... he has run away several times, and has an iron collar round his neck, marked IH and "WB, which he wears under his shirt, but may be easily discovered. ..."
4. "Liberty" by Julius Rubens Ames (1837)
"But I re. member seeing a slave who had run away from some place beyond my knowledge at that time : he had an iron collar round his neck, to which was a ..."
5. A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1853)
"Some Englishmen may naturally ask, " Wliat is this iron collar which the Legislature ... A heavy iron collar, with three long prongs projecting from it, ..."
6. The Life of Baron Frederic Trenck: Containing His Adventures, His Cruel and by Friedrich Trenck (1794)
"This bar was two feet in length, and at each end of it was a hand-cuff. The iron collar round my neck was not added till the year 1756. ..."