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a (real) frog-choker

A particularly heavy or torrential downpour of rain. (Chiefly heard in the southern United States.) It's a real frog-choker out there today—looks like we'll have to have our barbecue another day. There's no way I'm biking to work in a frog-choker like this!

a (real) toad-choker

A particularly heavy or torrential downpour of rain. (Chiefly heard in the southern United States.) It's a real toad-choker out there today—looks like we'll have to have our barbecue another day. There's no way I'm biking to work in a toad-choker like this!

choker

1. n. a cigarette; a cigarette butt. Put that damn choker out in my house!
2. n. a necktie. Hey, Tom! That’s a classy new choker you’re wearing!
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JUSTIFICATION: The installation of chokers will result in better traffic and pedestrian safety.
A large jet choker would set you back pounds 125,but a smaller and more delicate chain drop jet choker is only pounds 35, and would suit a plunging neckline.
Some of the commission received have been quite challenging, such as a beautiful rose quartz and silver creation for a wedding,and a choker with Czech crystals and anhuge gem called an ``opal triplet superior''.
A luxurious beaded or sequinned choker glams up any evening outfit.
Construct chokers and median islands along Lake Avenue at Boylston Street to Mountain Street; 5.
To label DiMarco a choker after he had dragged himself back from a four-shot deficit to take Tiger into a play-off simply shows that it is impossible to finish second in a golf tournament without some clown questioning your mental resolve.
For breathtaking glamour,Next has a crystal coloured circles choker (pounds 49.
The second is that very few chokers don't win tournaments (Hoch was a double winner a couple of years ago, and even Steve Flesch has done it).
Jeweller Anne Morgan will teach budding designers how to bend, form and solder copper to create earrings and chokers.
As part of the project, traffic-calming chokers - bumps that narrow streets to slow down traffic - will be installed on Chevy Chase.
Victoria Beckham, a girl who never misses a trend, sports chokers to match her haute couture dresses.
From studded bracelets to clips to headbands to earrings and necklaces, and even tiaras - some of season's best offerings are glitzy, beaded chokers with tiny drop ornaments and single, double or triple-strand "illusion" necklaces.
DUBLIN retain the tag of chokers, says David Hickey, but in a rather different context.
How was he to know that the correct answer was: "Jusr wait for the chokers ahead of me to cock it up.
Tahari, Jessica McClintock, Victor Costa, Kitty Boots, Anna Sui and accessory designers such as Kenneth Jay Lane, Swarovski and Kokin are also represented - with petticoats, dresses, crystal chokers, tiaras, gloves, hats, tap pants, bustiers and stockings.