Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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ΒΆTHROATLE, v. To swallow. Bnff. 1844 T. Anderson Poems 90:
Here's a cure if ye'll it throatle, That will lay you at your ease.

[A jocular formation from Throat + -le suff. or phs. simply a nonce vbl. use of Throttle.]

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