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choky


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Choky  \Cho"ky\,  n.  [From  Hind.  chauki  watching,  guard.] 
  1.  A  station,  as  for  collection  of  customs,  for  palanquin 
  bearers,  police,  etc  [India] 
 
  2.  Specif.,  a  prison  or  lockup;  a  jail.  [India,  or  Slang, 
  Eng.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  choky 
  adj  :  so  tight  as  to  tend  to  choke;  "a  choky  collar" 
  n  :  British  slang  (dated)  for  a  prison  [syn:  {chokey}] 




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