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strangler

strangg ler

  • n  an epiphytic vine or tree whose aerial roots extend down the trunk of a supporting tree and coalesce around it eventually strangling the tree
  • n  someone who kills by strangling

  • After a two-year trial, he was convicted of two "strangler" murders and acquitted on one of them two weeks ago.
  • By 1987, she had already been kidnapped, presumed dead, stalked by a strangler, mistakenly subjected to electroshock therapy and sent into a two-month coma after falling off a .
  • Jack surely loved those "strangler" metaphors.
News & Articles

  • Cops probe sister of alleged tub-slay strangler Nick Brooks after she swears at witness at court
    Steven Hirsch Nick Brooks Like brother, like sister. Manhattan prosecutors have called the cops in to investigate the sister of accused tub-slay strangler Nicholas Brooks after the snarking sibling allegedly snarled "Awful bitch" at a female DA witness in a hall outside the murder trial yesterday. "Bitch" is what Brooks...
    June 12, 2013 - New York Post
  • Cops called on sister of alleged tub-slay strangler after she swears at witness
    Like brother, like sister. Manhattan prosecutors had to call the cops on the sister of accused tub-slay strangler Nicholas Brooks after the snarking sibling allegedly snarled "Awful bitch" at a female DA witness in a hall outside the murder trial yesterday. "Bitch" is what Brooks himself used to snarl at...
    June 12, 2013 - New York Post
  • How 'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez terrorized Southern California
    Richard Ramirez, a figure of terror who died peaceably in a hospital bed, lived up to his gruesome nickname. Southern California is miserably accustomed to serial killers ¿ the Manson Family, the Hillside Strangler, the Freeway Killer, the Skid Row Slasher.        
    June 9, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel
Quotes

  • Scot Pollard in WHDH-TV
    For a guy that wasn't at that game, didn't ref that game, to come out and say that, and in the situation he's in, I guess you could kind of say you could equate that to Charles Manson saying something about the Boston Strangler,Pollard said....
  • Anthony Kennedy in Guardian Unlimited
    He used the turning signal. That's like the strangler who observes the 'no smoking' sign,Justice Anthony Kennedy said.
  • Jack Valenti in Sydney Morning Herald
    In 1982 Jack Valenti, the then president of the American Motion Picture Association, warned a congressional committee: "The VCR is to the American film producer and the American public as the Boston strangler is to the woman home alone."

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