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die of throat trouble

To be hanged. Criminals in earlier eras often died of throat trouble or were subject to the guillotine.
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die of throat trouble

Sl. to be hanged. (Old.) He died of throat trouble after the posse caught up with him. The cattle rustler died of throat trouble.
See also: die, of, throat, trouble
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

die of throat trouble

in. to be hanged. (Old.) He died of throat trouble after the posse caught up with him.
See also: die, of, throat, trouble
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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