Meaning of “hung, drawn, and quartered” in the English Dictionary

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"hung, drawn, and quartered" in British English

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hung, drawn, and quartered

In the past, if someone was hung, drawn, and quartered, the person was hanged by the neck and their body was cut into pieces.

(Definition of “hung, drawn, and quartered” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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