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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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This 24-year-old phenom has a range from soft scat to fierce throatiness.
This grainy/raspy thread imbues her voice with a certain physicality, a fleshy throatiness that sounds kind of mucousy and thickly wet, with a palpable rubbing quality.
Angkhana's stuttered throatiness and sense of rhythmic timing are her most potent virtues: unique capped peaks in an lsaan soundscape that canverge on the overwhelmingly homogenous.