Necklace

Noun

  • (South Africa) A method of informal execution in which a rubber tyre is filled with petrol, placed around the victim's chest and arms, and set on fire.
  • (figuratively) Anything resembling a necklace in shape.

    "a necklace of coral islands"

  • An article of jewelry that is worn around the neck, most often made of a string of precious metal, pearls, gems, beads or shells, and sometimes having a pendant attached.

Verb

  • (South Africa) To informally execute by setting on fire a petrol-filled rubber tyre which has been put around the bound victim's neck.

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