from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A disease of bovine cattle, consisting of a swelling under the throat, which, unless checked, causes strangulation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A disease of cattle occasioned by a swelling under the throat.
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They have never thrown or wove any silk, as yet, that we have heard of, -- therefore, if a law was made prohibiting the use of any throwing mill, of doubling or throstling silk, with any machine whatever, they would then send it