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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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Also by Vilde is a plate showing tools and a book, which is known as the 'Knowledge Lightens Work' plate due to the slogan in Cyrillic letters in its cavetto (Fig.
(9) The Kraak shards formed part of plates with a white cavetto and continuous egret and aquatic grass border, plates with a panelled border, dishes with spotted deer encircled by a square and ruyi border and a white cavetto and rim, saucer dishes with a lotus-petal border outlined in blue identical to those salvaged from the "Santo Alberto" (Esterhuizen 2010; Canepa 2012) and those unearthed at Panama Viejo (Shulsky 1998-1999) and plates with a white cavetto and continuous naturalistic border, similar to those from the "San Diego" and the "Santa Margarita".
* Ovolo - a reverse cavetto, a convex quarter circle