choke chain

choke chain noun
A collar and lead for a dog consisting of a looped chain which tightens around the dog's neck when it pulls on the lead
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Main Entry:choke

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choke chain UK US noun [countable] [singular choke chain plural choke chains]
a chain around a dog’s neck that becomes tighter as the dog pulls away
Thesaurus: leads and collars for dogshyponym

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n. a chain formed into a loop by passing one end through a ring on the other, placed around a dog's neck to exert control by causing pressure on the windpipe when the dog pulls

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noun, pl ⋯ chains [count]
: a chain for controlling a dog that is put around the dog's neck and that tightens when the end of the chain is pulled — called also choke collar

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • choke chain — BrE choke collar AmE n a chain that is fastened around the neck of a dog to control it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • choke chain — choke ,chain noun count a chain around a dog s neck that becomes tighter as the dog pulls away …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • choke chain — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms choke chain : singular choke chain plural choke chains a chain around a dog s neck that becomes tighter as the dog pulls away …   English dictionary

  • choke chain — noun Date: 1955 a collar that may be tightened as a noose and that is used especially in training and controlling powerful or stubborn dogs called also choke collar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • choke chain — noun a chain formed into a loop by passing one end through a ring on the other, placed round a dog s neck to exert control …   English new terms dictionary

  • choke chain — noun (C) a chain that is fastened around the neck of a dog to control it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • choke chain — /ˈtʃoʊk tʃeɪn/ (say chohk chayn) noun 1. a type of training lead for a dog, with a loop which is pulled tight around the neck if tugged by either trainer or dog. 2. a strap for a load which is pulled so tight as to prevent any forward movement …   Australian English dictionary

  • choke collar — choke′ col lar n. a nooselike collar for controlling untrained or powerful dogs. Also called choke′ chain …   From formal English to slang

  • choke collar — n. a training collar for a dog, that tightens when the dog strains at the leash: also choke chain …   English World dictionary

  • choke — 1. v. & n. v. 1 tr. hinder or impede the breathing of (a person or animal) esp. by constricting the windpipe or (of gas, smoke, etc.) by being unbreathable. 2 intr. suffer a hindrance or stoppage of breath. 3 tr. & intr. make or become speechless …   Useful english dictionary

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