throat

Part of speech: noun

The part of the neck containing the air - passages; the esophagus or the windpipe; an inlet; orifice.

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Usage examples "throat":

  1. Then Aunt Jane cleared her throat and spoke. - "Mary Marie", Eleanor H. Porter.
  2. Her throat would not allow a word to pass; she merely pointed to the table. - "Dr. Adriaan", Louis Couperus.
  3. Yes, his throat is better. - "The Clever Woman of the Family", Charlotte M. Yonge.