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- v. To cut the throat of a person or an animal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To cut the throat of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To kill by cutting the jugular vein; cut the throat of.
- To arrest suddenly, as the progress of a disease, by therapeutic measures.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
But what Louis did was this: he showed by a strict analysis of numerous cases that bleeding did not strangle, -- jugulate was the word then used, -- acute diseases, more especially pneumonia.