Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To arrest suddenly, as the progress of a disease, by therapeutic measures.
  • To kill by cutting the jugular vein; cut the throat of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb rare To cut the throat of.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To cut the throat of a person or an animal.

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Examples

  • 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.

    Medical Essays, 1842-1882

  • 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.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

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