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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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He was then grabbed by the throat and the second man produced a crowbar and threatened him with the weapon as he lay on the floor.
The victim, who has mental health problems and suffers from epilepsy, was grabbed by the throat by a woman and then dragged to the ground by her accomplices.
The communica- tions industry in the region was grabbed by the throat and roughly shaken in 2011.
A MAN was grabbed by the throat before being robbed of hundreds of pounds worth of cigarettes.
It was a little bit more than simply handbags, and it all started when one of our boys went over at the final whistle to shake hands with one of the French players and he was grabbed by the throat. He tried to push him away and it all sparked off from that point.
The presenter alleges in tonight's programme that he was grabbed by the throat and struck in the head and back when he was tackled in a nightclub toilet during a meeting arranged by Wintle in Birmingham.
Patrick Isaac, aged 36, said he was grabbed by the throat and kicked in the shins by police when they swooped on the Frames 2 snooker hall in Sparkbrook.
Secret plans have been finalised for a nail-biting storyline in which terrified Liz McDonald will be grabbed by the throat by an armed raider.
A victim in his 30s was grabbed by the throat and robbed on Yews Mount in Thornton Lodge.
Claire Savage said her Cocker Spaniel was grabbed by the throat by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier-type dog and shaken like a rag doll.
Following the failed armed robbery staff members at the petrol station, one of whom was grabbed by the throat in the attack, were left shaken but otherwise uninjured.
Clarke, once grabbed by the throat by Simon Katich in the SCG dressing room, had to face more dressing room dramas over his selection role," Dorries concluded.