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1919, (w), ''The Desert of Wheat,'' New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Chapter 6, p.(nbs)66,https://archive.org/details/desertwheat00greyrich
- Lenore began to choke with the fine dust and to feel her eyes smart and to see it settle on her hands and dress.
To prevent (someone) from breathing or talking by strangling or filling the windpipe.
(circa) (w), ''(w),'' Act II, Scene(nbs)1,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=richard2&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- With eager feeding food doth choke the feeder:
1611, ''(w) of the (w),'' (w) 8.33,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+8:32-34&version=KJV
- Then went the devils out of the man, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the lake, and were choked.
1918, (w), ''(w),'' Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Chapter 15, pp.(nbs)282-283,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/19810/19810-h/19810-h.html
- The man became insane; he stood over me, choking me with one fist and beating me in the face with the other (..)
To obstruct (a passage, etc.) by filling it up or clogging it.
''to choke a cave passage with boulders and mud''
1709, (w), ''(w),'' No. 120, 14(nbs)January, 1709, in ''The lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff Esq.,'' London, 1712, Volume 3, p.(nbs)31,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004882582.0001.003
- This was a Passage, so rugged, so uneven, and choaked with so many Thorns and Briars, that it was a melancholy Spectacle to behold the Pains and Difficulties which both Sexes suffered who walked through it.
1961, (w), ''(w),'' Penguin, 1992, Part 2, Chapter 4, p.(nbs)492,https://archive.org/details/houseformrbiswas00vsna_1
- But at Christmas the pavements were crowded with overdressed shoppers from the country, the streets choked with slow but strident traffic.
2012, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Weinstein Books, Chapter 13, p.(nbs)168,https://books.google.ca/books?id=42flW_uytFQC&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- The waterfall is now a trickle, and the pool is choked with algae and drowned leaves and broken-off branches.
(circa) (w), ''(w),'' Act III, Scene(nbs)I,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=henry6p2&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- Now ’tis the spring, and weeds are shallow-rooted;
- Suffer them now, and they’ll o’ergrow the garden
- And choke the herbs for want of husbandry.
1611, ''(w) of the (w),'' (w) 13.7,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+13&version=KJV
- And some seeds fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:
1697, (w) (translator), “The Fifth (w),” lines(nbs)55-56, in ''The Works of (w),'' London: Jacob Tonson, p.(nbs)22,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A65112.0001.001
- No fruitful Crop the sickly Fields return;
- But Oats and Darnel choak the rising Corn.
1998, (w), ''Secrets,'' Penguin, 1999, Chapter 3, p.(nbs)67,https://archive.org/details/secrets00nuru
- I have cut maize stalks or green plants with which he means to choke the flames.
To perform badly at a crucial stage of a competition because one is nervous, especially when one is winning.
2019, “1 Point Away, (w) Stunned by (w) at (w),” ''(w),'' 22(nbs)January, 2019,https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2019/01/22/sports/tennis/ap-ten-australian-open.html
- “I can’t say that I choked on those match points,” Williams said. “She literally played her best tennis ever on those shots.”
1973, Wayne Otto ''et al.,'' ''Corrective and Remedial Teaching,'' Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2nd edition, Chapter 13, p.(nbs)361,https://archive.org/details/correctiveremedi00otto
- A brief tryout will demonstrate that the modified grip does indeed make it difficult to “choke” the pencil or apply excessive pressure to the paper.
1820, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)18,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/82/82-h/82-h.htm
- (..) the words choked in his throat.
1929, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Modern Library, Part 3, Chapter 29, p.(nbs)413,https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.475765
- Speech choked in Eugene’s throat.
1684, (w), ''Love-Letters between a Noble-man and his Sister,'' London, “The Amours of Philander and Silvia,” p.(nbs)277,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A27301.0001.001
- A hundred times fain he would have spoke, but still his rising Passion choak’d his Words;
1848, (w), ''(w),'' Chapter(nbs)14,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/599/599-h/599-h.htm
- (..) tears choked the utterance of the dame de compagnie, and she buried her crushed affections and her poor old red nose in her pocket handkerchief.
1896, (w), ''(w),'' Chapter(nbs)9,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/159/159-h/159-h.htm
- At that I opened my mouth to speak, and found a hoarse phlegm choked my voice.
1905, (w), ''(w),'' Chapter(nbs)20,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/5051/5051-h/5051-h.htm
- Her laugh got choked by a sob.
1967, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Ballantine, 1982, Chapter 18, p.(nbs)282,https://archive.org/details/chosen00poto_1
- Danny let out a soft, half-choked, trembling moan.
1894, (w), ''The King of Schnorrers,'' New York: Macmillan, Chapter 2, p.(nbs)48,https://archive.org/details/cu31924013577642
- Grobstock began to choke with chagrin.
2007, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Knopf Doubleday, Book 3, p.(nbs)435,https://books.google.ca/books?id=k5snFSTVhOsC&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- Tajirika felt himself choking with anger. How dare those hussies interfere with his business?
To give (someone) a feeling of strangulation as a result of passion or strong emotion.
1712, (w), ''(w)'' in ''The Works of J.S.,'' Dublin: George Faulkner, 1735, Volume 1, p.(nbs)104,https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/100026160
- (..) I am very sensible how much the Gentlemen of Wit and Pleasure are apt to murmur, and be choqued at the Sight of so many daggled-tail Parsons, who happen to fall in their Way, and offend their Eyes (..)
1773, (w), ''(w),'' London: F. Newbery, Act IV, p.(nbs)80,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004792762.0001.000
- I shall run distracted. My rage choaks me.
1850, (w), ''(w),'' Chapter(nbs)13,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/766/766-h/766-h.htm
- And my remembrance of them both, choking me, I broke down (..) and laid my face in my hands upon the table.
1971, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Viking, p.(nbs)42,https://archive.org/details/accidentalman00murd
- Charlotte made herself stiff, controlling sudden choking emotion.
1901, (w), ''(w),'' Chapter(nbs)6,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/35555/35555-h/35555-h.htm
- ‘There is the padre!’ Kim choked as bare-headed Father Victor sailed down upon them from the veranda.
1995, (w), ''(w),'' London: Faber and Faber, 1997, Epilogue, p.(nbs)583,https://archive.org/details/finebalance00rohi
- “The bastards!” he choked. “I hope they are all caught and hanged!”
To use the choke valve of (a vehicle) to adjust the air/fuel mixture in the engine.
1939, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Viking, 1962, Chapter 26, p.(nbs)492,https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.215897
- The engine caught, spluttered, and roared as Tom choked the car delicately.
To make a choke, as in a cartridge, or in the bore of the barrel of a shotgun.
In wrestling, karate (etc.), a type of hold that can result in strangulation.
A partial or complete blockage (of boulders, mud, etc.) in a cave passage.