choak

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choak (third-person singular simple present choaks, present participle choaking, simple past and past participle choaked)

  1. Obsolete form of choke.
    • 1806, Charles Heath, Monmouthshire:
      At that time, the interior was choaked up with rubbish, several feet above the present surface, and overspread with ashlings, alders, and trees, the growth of such situations, to a very considerable height.
    • 1807, Thomas Best, A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling (4th edition)
      The worm will of course be at the bottom, for no float is to be used, and when the barbel takes the bait, the bullet will lay on the ground and not choak him.

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