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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Throat  \Throat\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  utter  in  the  throat;  to  mutter;  as  to  throat  threats. 
  [Obs.]  --Chapman. 
  2.  To  mow,  as  beans,  in  a  direction  against  their  bending. 
  [Prov.  Eng.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Throat  \Throat\  (thr[=o]t),  n.  [OE.  throte,  AS  [thorn]rote, 
  [thorn]rotu;  akin  to  OHG.  drozza  G.  drossel;  cf  OFries  & 
  D.  stort.  Cf  {Throttle}.] 
  1.  (Anat.) 
  a  The  part  of  the  neck  in  front  of  or  ventral  to  the 
  vertebral  column. 
  b  Hence  the  passage  through  it  to  the  stomach  and 
  lungs;  the  pharynx;  --  sometimes  restricted  to  the 
  I  can  vent  clamor  from  my  throat.  --Shak. 
  2.  A  contracted  portion  of  a  vessel,  or  of  a  passage  way  as 
  the  throat  of  a  pitcher  or  vase. 
  3.  (Arch.)  The  part  of  a  chimney  between  the  gathering,  or 
  portion  of  the  funnel  which  contracts  in  ascending,  and 
  the  flue.  --Gwilt. 
  4.  (Naut.) 
  a  The  upper  fore  corner  of  a  boom-and-gaff  sail,  or  of  a 
  b  That  end  of  a  gaff  which  is  next  the  mast. 
  c  The  angle  where  the  arm  of  an  anchor  is  joined  to  the 
  shank.  --Totten. 
  5.  (Shipbuilding)  The  inside  of  a  timber  knee. 
  6.  (Bot.)  The  orifice  of  a  tubular  organ;  the  outer  end  of 
  the  tube  of  a  monopetalous  corolla;  the  faux,  or  fauces. 
  {Throat  brails}  (Naut.),  brails  attached  to  the  gaff  close  to 
  the  mast. 
  {Throat  halyards}  (Naut.),  halyards  that  raise  the  throat  of 
  the  gaff. 
  {Throat  pipe}  (Anat.),  the  windpipe,  or  trachea. 
  {To  give  one  the  lie  in  his  throat},  to  accuse  one  pointedly 
  of  lying  abominably. 
  {To  lie  in  one's  throat},  to  lie  flatly  or  abominably. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  passage  to  the  stomach  and  lungs;  in  the  front  part  of 
  the  neck  below  the  chin  and  above  the  collarbone  [syn:  {pharynx}] 
  2:  an  opening  in  the  vamp  of  a  shoe  at  the  instep 
  3:  something  resembling  a  throat  in  shape  or  function;  "the 
  throat  of  the  vase"  or  "the  throat  of  a  chimney" 

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