Choker



[choh-ker] /ˈtʃoʊ kər/

noun
1.
a person or thing that .
2.
a necklace that fits snugly around the neck.
3.
a neckcloth or high collar.
4.
a chain or cable used to haul logs from the woods.
/ˈtʃəʊkə/
noun
1.
a woman’s high collar, popular esp in the late 19th century
2.
any neckband or necklace worn tightly around the throat
3.
a high clerical collar; stock
4.
a person who chokes
5.
something that causes a person to choke
n.

1550s, “one who chokes,” agent noun from choke (v.). From 1848 as “large neckerchief;” as a kind of necklace, 1928.

noun

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