Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. estrangler, F. étrangler, L. strangulare, Gr. , , fr. a halter; and perhaps akin to E. string, n. Cf. Strain String
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. estrangler (Fr. étrangler)—L. strangulāre, -ātum—Gr. strangaloein, to strangle, strangos, twisted.
And then I strangled him!
"Fantômas" by Pierre Souvestre
To his mind flashed stories of swimmers who had been drowned by women with the fatal strangle-hold.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
But about the middle of the night the angel rose, and strangled the sleeping infant.
"Mediaeval Tales" by Various
They would have strangled me, just as they strangled the other!
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
He caught the Moon Man by the throat, and had nearly strangled him.
"Eskimo Folktales" by Unknown
The knot in his throat grew harder, his face was drawn as if he were being strangled.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
Give them to me at once, or, by Heaven, I'll strangle you!
"The White Lie" by William Le Queux
I strangled for breath, heaving at the implacable weight that pinned me helpless.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
The captain I would put in a cage with hungry lions, and Gilvey I'd strangle with my bare hands.
"The Hated" by Frederik Pohl
Got on its back and strangled it somehow.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
She lives unhurt--unhurt too lies
The baby in her clasp;
And her aerial tyrant dies
Just strangled in her grasp.
"The Eagle" by William Hayley
'Twas the body of Judas Iscariot
Strangled and dead lay there;
'Twas the soul of Judas Iscariot
Look'd on it in despair.
"The Ballad Of Judas Iscariot" by Robert Williams Buchanan
Rend your wild hair, you elfin things,
That peep from bush and tree;
I know what strangling arms you reach
Athwart the dusk to me.
"The Enchanted Forest" by Cicely Fox Smith
She saith to the bloody one curst
With the fever of evil, she saith
“My sorrow shall strangle thee first
With an agony wilder than death!
"Australia Vindex" by Henry Kendall
There's the ghost of a Hope
That lighted my days with a fanciful glow.
In her hand is the rope
That strangled her life out. Hope was slain long ago.
"Ghosts" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Behold the image of my fear.
O rise not, move not, come not near!
That moment, when you turned your face,
A demon seemed to leap through space;
His gesture strangled me with fear.
"Haschisch" by Arthur Symons
Medical Examiner Says Powell was Strangled.
NM men planned to strangle pop star.
The first half of 2012 saw at least 38 people shot, stabbed, strangled or beaten to death in Milwaukee, two fewer than the first six months of 2011, according to a database maintained by the Journal Sentinel.
Unions strangle off American-made product, and it's more than Twinkies.
He strangled and stabbed her more than 50 times, authorities said.
Authorities say Kamin was 15 when he strangled his parents in January at their Oakland home.
Man strangled wife, said she overdosed.
Over the past 20 years, the prevailing wisdom in Washington has been that regulation strangles business.
Outdated union red tape strangles recovery.
An "Inside Edition" photo of Pedro Hernandez, who authorities say has confessed to strangling Etan Patz in 1979.
Peg Perego recalled hundreds of thousands of strollers Tuesday because children can become trapped and strangled between trays on them.
Walla Police arrest a well-known gang member early Sunday morning, who allegedly attempted to strangle his girlfriend.
Burned man found in garbage was strangled.
Ex-con gets 34 years for strangling St Paul woman.
In reality, Sejanus was strangled -- and like the show illustrates -- his body was thrown onto the Gemonian stairs.
The “budding” transition is particularly remarkable, since it implies the existence of a “strangled neck” in which the curvature radii go to zero.
Its small size also allows the bulk of the jet energy to transfer to the outskirts of the system, while radio sources can be strangled in large cool cores.
Why are there strong radio AGNs in the center of "non-cool core" clusters?