Definition of throat:
- A contracted portion of a vessel, or of a passage way; as, the throat of a pitcher or vase.
- Hence, the passage through it to the stomach and lungs; the pharynx; - sometimes restricted to the fauces.
- 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.
- The part of a chimney between the gathering, or portion of the funnel which contracts in ascending, and the flue.
- The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column.
- The upper fore corner of a boom- and- gaff sail, or of a staysail.
- To mow, as beans, in a direction against their bending.
- To utter in the throat; to mutter; as, to throat threats.
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