from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chain collar that tightens like a noose when the leash is pulled, used to train or control dogs or other animals. Also called choke chain.
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- n. A dog's collar which tightens itself so as to choke the dog, when it pulls the leash. Used especially for training.
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