Definitions of throat

  1. the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a passage resembling a throat in shape or function; "the throat of the vase" or"the throat of a chimney" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a passage resembling a throat in shape or function; "the throat of the vase"; "the throat of a chimney"; Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A contracted portion of a vessel, or of a passage way; as, the throat of a pitcher or vase. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The part of a chimney between the gathering, or portion of the funnel which contracts in ascending, and the flue. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The upper fore corner of a boom-and-gaff sail, or of a staysail. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. That end of a gaff which is next the mast. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The angle where the arm of an anchor is joined to the shank. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The inside of a timber knee. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The orifice of a tubular organ; the outer end of the tube of a monopetalous corolla; the faux, or fauces. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To utter in the throat; to mutter; as, to throat threats. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To mow, as beans, in a direction against their bending. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Hence, the passage through it to the stomach and lungs; the pharynx; - sometimes restricted to the fauces. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. The front part of the neck; the passage through it; a narrow entrance; as, the throat of a cannon. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. 1. The gullet, the swallow, the fauces and pharynx. 2. The anterior aspect of the neck, jugulum. 3. Any narrowed entrance into a hollow part. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  18. Upper part of respiratory tract, including larynx, pharynx, etc. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  19. The forepart of the neck, in which are the gullet and windpipe: an entrance: a narrow part of anything. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. Fore-part of the neck; entrance; narrow part of anything. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  21. The part of the neck containing the air - passages; the esophagus or the windpipe; an inlet; orifice. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. The anterior part of the neck of an animal, in which are the gullet and windpipe; the fauces; an entrance, particularly a narrow one; that end of a gaff which is next the mast. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. The fore part of the neck, in which are the gullet and the windpipe or trachea; the contracting part of a chimney; in shipbuilding, the hollow inside part of a knee-timber. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. Hence, the passage through it to the stomach and lungs; the pharynx; -- sometimes restricted to the fauces. mso.anu.edu.au
  25. thr[=o]t, n. the forepart of the neck, in which are the gullet and windpipe: an entrance: a narrow part of anything: (naut.) the widened and hollowed end of a gaff next the mast--opp. to Peak, the outer end.--ns. THROAT'-BAND, -STRAP, -LATCH, a band about the throat; THROAT'-BOLT, an eye-bolt to which to hook the throat-halyards.--n.pl. THROAT'-BRAILS, those which are attached to the gaff for trussing up the sail close to the gaff as well as the mast.--adj. THROAT'ED, with a throat of a specified kind.--n.pl. THROAT'-HAL'YARDS, those for hoisting the throat of a gaff.--adj. THROAT'Y, formed in the throat, guttural in sound.--CLERGYMAN'S SORE THROAT, an affection commonly arising from too prolonged or powerful exercise of the voice by persons in whom the mucous membrane of the throat is in a relaxed condition; CUT ONE'S OWN, or ANOTHER'S, THROAT, to pursue some course ruinous to one's own or to another's interests; GIVE ONE THE LIE IN HIS THROAT, to accuse one to his face of a lie. [A.S. throte; Dut. strot, Ger. drossel, the throat.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  26. The front and lateral part of the neck. na
  27. The pharynx and larynx; or, in a restricted sense, the fauces. Sore t., pharyngitis. na
  28. Front of neck between chin& collar-bone, jugular region; gullet; windpipe, as words stuck in my t.; t.-shaped thing, e.g. narrow part of river between rocks, (also in many naut. wds); sore t., inflammation of lining membrane of gullet &c., clergyman\'s sore t., form of this affecting those who speak much in public, often of nervous origin; cut one\'s own t., one another\'s tt., adopt suicidal, mutually destructive, policy; lie in one\'s t., lie grossly; give person the lie in his t., accuse him of lying grossly; (v.t.) channel, groove. Hence -throated a. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  29. Pharynx. American pocket medical dictionary.
  30. Fauces. American pocket medical dictionary.
  31. Anterior part of neck. American pocket medical dictionary.
  32. The cavity extending from the arch of the palate to the glottis and the superior opening of the esophagus; also popularly the front of the neck. [Ang.-Sax.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  33. (Naut.) I.q. jaw of gaff (q.v.). Throat-halliards, those for hoisting the jaw end of the gaff. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  34. n. [Anglo-Saxon, German] The portion of the neck anterior to the spinal column, with its , cavities or passages ;-the passage through which any thing is ejected upward from the lungs or stomach ;-any thing long and deep ;-main road of any place;- opening; entrance;-in seaman’s language, the curved end of a gaff which fits round the mast. Cabinet Dictionary

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