HyperDic: draw_and_quarter

English > 1 sense of the expression draw and quarter:
VERBsocialdraw and quarter, draw, quarterpull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
English > draw and quarter: 1 sense > verb 1, social
MeaningPull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdraw, quarter
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishcuartear
Catalanquarterar, quarterejar

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