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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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I did a final weather check, talked to a few other instructor pilots, and left the line shack to see a sucker hole lit with golden rays of sunshine.
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I've done a ten-day weather check and we're looking good for Saturday, although I may bring the wellies just in case.
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Two days after Christmas 1944, Ken's name came up on the duty roster to fly the daily weather check. According to Ken's best friend, the field was socked in with fog when he was ordered to take off by the orderly officer.
In the past my weather check usually involved listening to the radio or watching the local news on TV, and, as I have suggested above, this proved to be somewhat of a guessing game.
WEATHER CHECK: Chris Meacham, aged 16, as Joseph, Anna Ray, aged 13, as Mary and Richard Meacham, aged 12, as the innkeeper, get ready for the open-air event at Regent Place this weekend.