choke chain


: a chain for controlling a dog that is put around the dog's neck and that tightens when the end of the chain is pulled

Full Definition of CHOKE CHAIN

:  a collar that may be tightened as a noose and that is used especially in training and controlling powerful or stubborn dogs —called also choke collar

First Known Use of CHOKE CHAIN



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