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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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Then arose the throaty rumble I had heard before, and a dozen men were on their feet clamoring for recognition from Colonel Van Gilbert.
Staring stolidly ahead he greeted him with, "Wie gehts," or in English, "How are you?" with a throaty enunciation.
A gust of hoarse yelling met him: the air was still; and the rushing of water overhead was covered by a tumult of strangled, throaty shrieks that produced an effect of desperate confusion.
Pardon me," continued Razumov, after drawing breath and with a short, throaty laugh, "but I haven't inherited a revolutionary inspiration together with a resemblance from an uncle."
He flung his head back and laughed his throaty affected cackle of anger.
Against a background of throaty rumbling arose inarticulate cries of rage, with here and there a distinct curse, or word, or phrase.
With a sound characterised by meaty guitar riffs, racing drums and singer Jack Barrett's Joe Strummer-esque throaty holler, MazeBound may not necessarily build on punk-rock's narrow tropes, but they always display a brilliant mastery of them.
I was pretty blown away by the switch from my TV's treble-heavy built-in speakers to the throaty resonance that came from the Beam.
I assume the journalists in attendance responded to Arsene's barb with a throaty chorus of: "Ooh, salty!" But if the venerable Gunners boss is correct then we should all be very proud.
That is of particular importance for performance cars, in which the bass-ridden throaty roar of engines play a crucial deciding factor for customers.
The script delivers big, throaty laughs and adroitly juggles physical and verbal humour, inflicting injuries and indignities on the leading men for our sport and entertainment.