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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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BEIRUT: Anyone who has seen Jim Jarmusch's wry vampire comedy "Only Lovers Left Alive" will recall the scene close to the end of the movie, in which the immortal, bloodsucking lovers Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton) cease wandering the narrow alleyways of Tangier to marvel at a throaty, hypnotic performance of the love song "Hal," by Lebanese singer-songwriter Yasmine Hamdan.
7-litre V8 engine increases to 430bhp, the front and rear suspension systems get single-rate dampers, stiffer springs and lower ride height and the sports exhaust is controlled by pneumatic valves for a deeper and more throaty sound.
7-litre V8 engine increases to 430bhp, the front and rear suspension systems get single-rate dampers, stiffer springs and lower ride height, and the sports exhaust is controlled by pneumatic valves for a more throaty sound.
Raudman has a nicely pitched adolescent voice that transitions easily to throaty adult women and husky-voiced males.
The group is in amazing form on this set, with Robinson's throaty, burbling, half-swallowed lead vocals pushing a hypnotic, disorienting, code-switch-laden blend of punk caterwaul, grandmamma moaning, professorial lecture, instructional recitations and gutbucket-blues wail.
Even Sarah Beeny's banal yet tantalisingly throaty commentary (which, accompanied by the blandest of bland pseudojazz, becomes more and more like the M&S adverts every week) couldn't dampen my spirits.
His acoustic guitar soul, simple melody and rich throaty voice recall both Morrison and Gomez frontman Ben Ottewell but with the tricksy phrasing of a Craig David when required.
And shining in the spotlight, Chiqui's throaty purr garnered her ``Best Singer'' honors among all the other potential canine crooners.
Martin tries a throaty new take on Tom Collins that's several degrees colder than the raw emotion he had onstage.
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Two dancers (Maya de Silva Chafe and Monica Herrera were summer replacements for La Meira and Laura Montes) are enveloped in the throaty chants of cantaor David Castellano and the strummed punctuation of guitarist Christian Puig.
and of course agents will send you to anything," Wright says with her throaty laugh.