Definition of Chokebores

1. chokebore [n] - See also: chokebore



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chokebores

choke collars
choke damp
choke down
choke hold
choke off
choke pear
choke pears
choke price
choke the luff
choke up
chokeable
chokeberries
chokeberry
chokebore
chokebores (current term)
chokecherries
chokecherry
chokecherry tree
choked
choked disk
choked the chicken
chokedamp
chokedamps
chokedar
chokedars
chokehold
chokeholds
chokepoint
chokepoints

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. ..."

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