Usage examples for jugular

  1. Then he bored straight for the jugular. – His Dog by Albert Payson Terhune
  2. The blood rushed forth in a thick stream, as the jugular vein had been cut by the keen blade; and the huge brute was seen to totter in its steps, and then fall with a dull heavy sound to the earth. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  3. 81.- Showing the Carotid Artery and Jugular Vein on the Right Side, with Some of their Main Branches. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  4. The venous or " jugular pulse" is the pulsation so frequently observed in the jugular vein of cattle and is particularly noticeable while they are ruminating-" chewing the cud." – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  5. The book, called, as you may remember, " The Shadow and the Substance," was a tour de force in vapid writing, and it almost severed his literary jugular vein. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  6. It severed the jugular vein, which seemed to have been the aim of the murderer. – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  7. I pressed the jugular vein on both sides of his head for some minutes and said to him: " The blood will not flow from your nose any more. – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  8. As soon as he comes up with the elk, he leaps upon him, and fastens upon his neck, about which he twists his long tail, and then cuts his jugular. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  9. Open the temporal artery or jugular vein, or bleed from the arm; employ electricity, if at hand, and proceed as for drowning, taking the additional precaution to apply eight or ten leeches to the temples. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  10. He said I could do so on the jugular vein. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  11. Whoever chewed you was working for your jugular vein, and he was halfway through the wall when he stopped. – Space Platform by Murray Leinster
  12. Prepare for death, or- I give you your choice: I shall either cut your jugular vein or kiss you. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  13. As a matter of fact, bleeding from the jugular is still advocated by modern authorities. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  14. Irritated by this unexpected resistance, and maddened by drink, Morgan turned on Cooper and stabbed him; he sank down with a groan; on this Welch gave Morgan a fearful gash, dividing his jugular, and was stabbed, in return, by Prince, but not severely; these two grappled and rolled over one another, stabbing and cursing at the bottom of the boat; meantime, Mackintosh was received by Hazel with a point blank thrust in the face from the helm that staggered him, though a very powerful man, and drove him backward against the mast; but, in delivering this thrust, Hazel's foot slipped, and he fell with great violence on his head and arm; Mackintosh recovered himself, and sprang upon the stern thwart with his knife up and gleaming over Helen Rolleston. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  15. One of my best men, Serroor, had a narrow escape; a lance went through his neck, almost grazing the jugular vein. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  16. One drop passed into the jugular vein of a large dog, occasioned an immediate cry, followed in a few moments by staggering, convulsive twitchings of the voluntary muscles, and vomiting. – An Essay on the Influence of Tobacco upon Life and Health by R. D. Mussey
  17. If the obstruction is in the neck portion of the gullet, it may be felt as a lump in the left jugular gutter. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  18. A man had been found murdered in a taxicab, his throat stabbed through from ear to ear, the jugular pierced, life absolutely extinct; the murderer vanished. – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy