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Re: tied between 2 horses

Posted by ESC on December 20, 2005

In Reply to: Tied between 2 horses posted by mike on December 20, 2005

: what is the word used when a person was tied between 2 horses and pulled apart for a crime they had committed

This site says that sometimes horses were used in the process of a person being "drawn and quartered."

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