Throat

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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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Though throating could be accomplished through the drilled-out case head as a guide only, the chambered case is used as a twofold purpose, including a means of precise depth control.
This method of throating could be performed in a lathe but it is not necessary when using the control guide as outlined here.
Chambering reamers manufactured for the gunsmithing trade usually have integral throating and accomplish the same thing unless ordered otherwise.