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hang, draw and quarter

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(Verb) Archaic mode of execution in which the soon-to-be-deceased is hanged, cut down while still alive, cut open (drawn) - and, with ropes tied to his limbs at one end and horses at the other, torn apart.
Usage: At the end of Braveheart, William Wallace Mel Gibson is hanged and drawn, but not hanged, drawn and quartered - maybe because that would be too gruesome.


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