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THROAT, med. jur. The anterior part of the neck. Dungl. plea. Diet. h.t.; Coop. Dict. h.t.; 2 Good's Study of Med. 302; 1 Chit. Med. Jur. 97, n.
     2. The word throat, in an indictment which charged the defendant with murder, by "cutting the throat of the deceased," does not mean, and is not to be confined to that part of the neck which is scientifically called the throat, but signifies that which is commonly called the throat. 6 Carr. & Payne, 401; S. C. 25 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 458.

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During her ordeal, the 19-year-old was grabbed by the throat and pushed to the floor of her bedroom before Flynn pulled off her trousers.
It's the first time I've been booked for being grabbed by the throat, that's for sure," said Pedersen.
17am on Wednesday, grabbed by the throat and dragged into an alley way.
Another said: 'One cleaner was pushed against a wall and grabbed by the throat.
The younger wom-an was grabbed by the throat and forced back into the house where the attacker held a knife to her throat.
Andrews' heckles were up after he was grabbed by the throat by Daniele De Rossi - and eventually the Dubliner blew up.
He was grabbed by the throat by a yob who was backed-up by two others wearing scarves to cover their faces.
As he obliged he was grabbed by the throat and had a three-inch knife pushed against it, while one went through his pockets stealing pounds 83 and another lashed him with the metal chain that had been doubled over.
She was grabbed by the throat from behind and dragged along a cycle path on Bank Holiday Monday, May 26.
A taxi driver was grabbed by the throat and robbed after a passenger turned on him at the end of his journey.
Mr Kalite went outside where he was grabbed by the throat.