throttler
Wariangle War`i*an"gle, n. [OE. wariangel, weryangle; cf. AS. wearg outlaw, criminal, OHG, warg, warch, Goth. wargs (in comp.), G. w["u]rgengel, i. e., destroying angel, destroyer, killer, and E. worry.] (Zo["o]l.) The red-backed shrike ({Lanius collurio}); -- called also {w["u]rger}, {worrier}, and {throttler}. [Written also {warriangle}, {weirangle}, etc.] [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Throttler — Throt tler, n. 1. One who, or that which, throttles, or chokes. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Flasher}, 3 (b) . [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throttler — noun see throttle I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • throttler — See throttle. * * * …   Universalium

  • throttler — noun One who throttles …   Wiktionary

  • throttler — n. choker, strangler …   English contemporary dictionary

  • throttler — throt·tler …   English syllables

  • throttler — noun someone who kills by strangling • Syn: ↑garroter, ↑garrotter, ↑strangler, ↑choker • Derivationally related forms: ↑choke (for: ↑choker), ↑throttle …   Useful english dictionary

  • throttle — throttler, n. /throt l/, n., v., throttled, throttling. n. 1. Also called throttle lever. a lever, pedal, handle, etc., for controlling or manipulating a throttle valve. 2. See throttle valve. 3. the throat, gullet, or windpipe, as of a horse. 4 …   Universalium

  • Κανδαύλης — dog throttler masc acc pl (attic epic doric) Κανδαύλης dog throttler masc nom/voc pl (doric aeolic) Κανδαύλης dog throttler masc nom sg Κανδαύλης dog throttler masc nom sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • κυνάγχα — κυνάγχᾱ , κυνάγχη dog quinsy fem nom/voc/acc dual κυνάγχᾱ , κυνάγχη dog quinsy fem nom/voc sg (doric aeolic) κυνάγχᾱ , κυνάγχης dog throttler masc nom/voc/acc dual κυνάγχης dog throttler masc voc sg κυνάγχᾱ , κυνάγχης dog throttler masc gen… …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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