Some articles on chokes, choke:

Strangleholder - Use in Combat Sports
... Most chokeholds featured in combat sports and martial arts are blood chokes, although some air chokes or combinations occur as well ... Blood chokes, especially the rear naked choke, triangle chokes, or gi chokes, are commonly used as submission holds in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ...
Choke (firearms)
... In firearms, a choke is a tapered constriction of the gun barrel's bore at the muzzle end, almost always used with shotguns ... The exit end of the choke is smaller by some dimension than the actual bore of the barrel ... Generally the ranges for chokes will be 0.00-1.15 mm (0.00-0.045 inch), while the constriction for turkey chokes may be as much as 2.50 mm (0.10 inch) ...

Famous quotes containing the word chokes:

    Suppressed pain chokes us; in our breasts
    It surges, adding ever to its strength.
    Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)

    Green springs the tree, hemp grows, the wag is wild,
    But when they meet, it makes the timber rot;
    It frets the halter, and it chokes the child.
    Sir Walter Raleigh (1552?–1618)