throat seizing

Origin of throat seizing

First recorded in 1865–70

Words Nearby throat seizing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use throat seizing in a sentence

  • Still another eye which at times will be useful is the "throat seizing," shown in Fig. 95.

    Knots, Splices and Rope Work | A. Hyatt Verrill
  • A throat seizing, where rigging is turned in, is passed and made fast like the preceding, there being no cross turns.

    The Seaman's Friend | Richard Henry Dana