Definitions of throat

  1. To utter in the throat; to mutter; as, to throat threats.
  2. To mow, as beans, in a direction against their bending.
  3. a passage resembling a throat in shape or function; " the throat of the vase" or" the throat of a chimney"
  4. an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep
  5. a passage resembling a throat in shape or function; " the throat of the vase"; " the throat of a chimney";
  6. The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column.
  7. A contracted portion of a vessel, or of a passage way; as, the throat of a pitcher or vase.
  8. The part of a chimney between the gathering, or portion of the funnel which contracts in ascending, and the flue.
  9. The upper fore corner of a boom- and- gaff sail, or of a staysail.
  10. That end of a gaff which is next the mast.
  11. The angle where the arm of an anchor is joined to the shank.
  12. The inside of a timber knee.
  13. The orifice of a tubular organ; the outer end of the tube of a monopetalous corolla; the faux, or fauces.
  14. Hence, the passage through it to the stomach and lungs; the pharynx; - sometimes restricted to the fauces.
  15. The front part of the neck; the passage through it; a narrow entrance; as, the throat of a cannon.
  16. The forepart of the neck, in which are the gullet and windpipe: an entrance: a narrow part of anything.
  17. Fore- part of the neck; entrance; narrow part of anything.
  18. The part of the neck containing the air - passages; the esophagus or the windpipe; an inlet; orifice.
  19. The anterior part of the neck of an animal, in which are the gullet and windpipe; the fauces; an entrance, particularly a narrow one; that end of a gaff which is next the mast.
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