Definition of 'draw and quarter'
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His famous ancestor was hanged, drawn and quartered for treason after the plot failed. The Sun (2013)Men were hanged, drawn and quartered and women burnt for conning the Mint. The Sun (2015)All three were hanged, drawn and quartered on their return to England. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Definition of draw and quarter from the Collins English Dictionary
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