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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!
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On solo hunts I can set it up in 10 minutes, and just in the last year it has withstood 40 mph winds in the Nebraska turkey woods and a serious frog-choker of a downpour on a Wisconsin whitetail hunt.
For our hero, it was raining, a real frog-choker, really.