(Throat), v. t.
1. To utter in the throat; to mutter; as, to throat threats. [Obs.] Chapman.
2. To mow, as beans, in a direction against their bending. [Prov. Eng.]
(Throat"band`) n. Same as Throatlatch.
(Throat"boll`) n. [Throat + boll a ball.] The Adam's apple in the neck. [Obs. or R.]
By the throatboll he caught Aleyn.Chaucer.
(Throat"ing), n. (Arch.) A drip, or drip molding.
(Throat"latch`) n. A strap of a bridle, halter, or the like, passing under a horse's throat.
(Throat"wort`) n. (Bot.) A plant (Campanula Trachelium) formerly considered a remedy for
sore throats because of its throat-shaped corolla.
(Throat"y) a. Guttural; hoarse; having a guttural voice. "Hard, throaty words." Howell.
(Throb) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Throbbed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Throbbing.] [OE. þrobben; of uncertain
origin; cf. Russ. trepete a trembling, and E. trepidation.] To beat, or pulsate, with more than usual
force or rapidity; to beat in consequence of agitation; to palpitate; said of the heart, pulse, etc.
Throbs to know one thing.
Here may his head lie on my throbbing breast.Shak.
(Throb), n. A beat, or strong pulsation, as of the heart and arteries; a violent beating; a papitation:
The impatient throbs and longings of a soulAddison.
That pants and reaches after distant good.
(Throd"den) v. i. [Prov. E. throdden, throddle, fat, thriving; cf. Icel. throask to grow.] To
grow; to thrive. [Prov. Eng.] Grose.
(Throe) n. [OE. þrowe, þrawe, AS. þreá a threatening, oppression, suffering, perhaps influenced by
Icel. þra a throe, a pang, a longing; cf. AS. þreowian to suffer.]
1. Extreme pain; violent pang; anguish; agony; especially, one of the pangs of travail in childbirth, or purturition.
Prodogious motion felt, and rueful throes.Milton.
2. A tool for splitting wood into shingles; a frow.
(Throe), v. i. To struggle in extreme pain; to be in agony; to agonize.
(Throe), v. t. To put in agony. [R.] Shak.
(||Throm*bo"sis) n. [NL. See Thrombus.] (Med.) The obstruction of a blood vessel by
a clot formed at the site of obstruction; distinguished from embolism, which is produced by a clot or
foreign body brought from a distance. Throm*bot"ic a.
(||Throm"bus) n.; pl. Thrombi [NL., fr. Gr. a lump, a clot of blood.] (Med.) (a) A clot of
blood formed of a passage of a vessel and remaining at the site of coagulation. (b) A tumor produced
by the escape of blood into the subcutaneous cellular tissue.