- To prevent respiration by compression or obstruction of the larynx or trachea; (water choke can lead to laryngospasm).
- Any obstruction of the esophagus in herbivorous animals by a partly swallowed foreign body.
[M.E. choken, fr. O.E. āceōcian]
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