Choke

Choke

1. To prevent respiration by compression or obstruction of the larynx or trachea.

2. Any obstruction of the oesophagus in herbivorous animals by a partly swallowed foreign body.

Origin: M.E. Choken, fr. O.E. Aceocian

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