Definition of Chokebores
1. chokebore [n] - See also: chokebore
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Literary usage of Chokebores
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"... What with villainous " chokebores " the murderer wins ; And although with the Frenchmen* like rabbits I run, One must sometimes get up to that terrible ..."
2. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1901)
"It is a mistake to suppose that the shooting of game on the wing at long distances is a recent innovation—dating from the introduction of chokebores, ..."
3. The Moor and the Loch: Containing Minute Instructions in All Highland Sports by John Colquhoun (1884)
"I am far from recommending chokebores even for open shooting at grouse or partridge, certainly never for the covert. I used a breech-loader for two years at ..."
4. Sporting Guns and Gunpowders: Comprising a Selection from Reports of by Frederick Toms (1897)
"chokebores were frequently mentioned, but barrels of the other description were commonly alluded to as "guns bored on the old system. ..."