choke chain


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

1955, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of choke chain was in 1955

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“Choke chain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of 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

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