choker


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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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The flour mill owners maintained that they were forced to increase the price of flour bags by Rs10 to Rs15 after imposition of a 17 per cent tax on choker flour.
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Princess Diana is the pioneer of wearing pearl strand chokers. She actually started the trend in the 1980s.
The queen gave her an art deco choker - originally made for her grandmother - to Diana as a wedding present.
In fact, Pop Fizz sold hundreds of MERMAIDS chokers and bracelets in its booth at Mistletoe Marketplace 2016, making them one of the season's most popular gift items.
The last time choker necklace grabbed attention was the Dolce & Gabbana "Love" piece that singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham wore.
Spotted on the runway for the first time, the 26- year- old took the sari route paired with a gold and diamond choker .A host of beauties walked the ramp on Day 4 of the jewellery carnival
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South Africa coach Corrie van Zyl has admitted the pressure of being called 'chokers' got to his side during their shock quarter-final defeat to New Zealand.
Evening: Black Helix handbag, Lana Marks ($455); choker, Noir ($62).
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But Hitachi Zosen's approach raises or lowers elements of a segmented choker bar within the die, by means of rotating bolts powered by a hydraulic gear system.