Throat in a sentence

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Definition of Throat

  • The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column.
  • Hence, the passage through it to the stomach and lungs; the pharynx; -- sometimes restricted to the fauces.
  • A contracted portion of a vessel, or of a passage way; as, the throat of a pitcher or vase.
  • The part of a chimney between the gathering, or portion of the funnel which contracts in ascending, and the flue.
  • The upper fore corner of a boom-and-gaff sail, or of a staysail.
  • That end of a gaff which is next the mast.
  • The angle where the arm of an anchor is joined to the shank.
  • The inside of a timber knee.
  • The orifice of a tubular organ; the outer end of the tube of a monopetalous corolla; the faux, or fauces.
  • To mow, as beans, in a direction against their bending.
  • the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's throat
  • a passage resembling a throat in shape or function
  • an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep
  • the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone

How to use throat in a sentence. Throat pronunciation.

It made Achmet Pasha sit up aghast, and Nahoum Pasha, the astute Armenian, for a long time past the confidant and favourite of the Prince Pasha, laugh in his throat; for, if there was a man in Egypt who enjoyed the thrust of a word or the bite of a phrase, it was Nahoum.
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Any but such a Hen-peck'd Fool as you, that had but heard her say so, wou'd straight have given her such a dash o'th' Chops as shou'd have beat her Teeth into her Throat, and quickly spoil'd her Prating.
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Then he took two strong ropes from the wall, pulled himself up, straight and proud, as if he were about to exhort his soldiers to courage before a battle, cleared his throat like an orator in the Forum before he begins his discourse, and entered the bedroom with a dignified demeanor.
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I feel just now as if I could go and cut my throat, that's the fact.
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We are straining our throats like the cocks-listen!
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Thereupon, retort of insult, challenge to combat, clamour from many throats, deep and shrill.
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Her bright eye, her moist lips, the admirable smoothness of brow and cheek and throat, bore witness to sound health; as did the rows of teeth, incontestably her own, which she exhibited in her frequent mirth.
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Then Beatrice brewed a great jorum of hot whisky-punch, and after drinking freely to steady her shaken nerves, poured a pint or so down Mrs. Peachey's throat.
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Crewe smiled at her, made a sound as if clearing his throat, grasped his knee, and was on the very point of momentous utterance, when the door opened.
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He advanced a few steps, like an actor about to address his audience; cast fierce glances on all sides of him, and cleared his throat with a sound that echoed like the bass notes of a grand piano.
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A staff in his hand, and a stone in his throat; If you'll tell me this riddle, I'll give you a groat.
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There was some limp linen and a red muffler about his throat.
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Its throat is very large, and it will greedily eat everything that comes in its way.
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These so frequent and common examples passing every day before our eyes, how is it possible a man should disengage himself from the thought of death, or avoid fancying that it has us every moment by the throat?
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A perpetual cough in another tickles my lungs and throat.
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A woman fancying she had swallowed a pin in a piece of bread, cried and lamented as though she had an intolerable pain in her throat, where she thought she felt it stick; but an ingenious fellow that was brought to her, seeing no outward tumour nor alteration, supposing it to be only a conceit taken at some crust of bread that had hurt her as it went down, caused her to vomit, and, unseen, threw a crooked pin into the basin, which the woman no sooner saw, but believing she had cast it up, she presently found herself eased of her pain.
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Why should he not cut St. Guthlac's throat, and instal himself in his cell, that he might have the honour and glory of sainthood?
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They were in countenance horrible, and they had great heads, and a long neck, and a lean visage; they were filthy and squalid in their beards, and they had rough ears, and crooked 'nebs,' and fierce eyes, and foul mouths; and their teeth were like horses' tusks; and their throats were filled with flame, and they were grating in their voice; they had crooked shanks, and knees big and great behind, and distorted toes, and cried hoarsely with their voices; and they came with immoderate noise and immense horror, that he thought that all between, heaven and earth resounded with their voices. . . .
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The boy's face and throat swelled horribly for three days; and he took care thenceforth to obey the holy man more strictly: a story which I have repeated, like the one before it, only to show the real worth of the evidence on which Reginald has composed his book.
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Philip guessed the kindness, and a sob came to his throat.
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Examples of Throat

Example #1
Christian though he was, he was, nevertheless, Oriental to his farthermost corner, and had the culture of a French savant.
Example #2
There was nothing in them which could be challenged, could be construed into active criticism of men or things; and yet much he said was horrifying.
Example #3
But I am plagu'd with one that dares not speak a Word to vindicate me.
Example #4
Had I been by, I'd soon have made her smart for't!
Example #5
Not the smallest suspicion of the possibility of her escape troubled his sense of security, when, not finding Sirona in the sleeping-room, he went into the sitting-room to carry out the meditated punishment.
Example #6
Phoebicius ended his prayer to-day-a prayer for strength to break his wife's strong spirit, for a successful issue to his revenge on her seducer-ended it without haste, and with careful observance of all the prescribed forms.