Share this entry
choke chain Line breaks: choke chain

Definition of choke chain in English:


A chain formed into a loop by passing one end through a ring on the other, placed round a dog’s neck to exert control by causing pressure on the windpipe when the dog pulls.
Example sentences
  • MAX the dog was gasping for breath with a choke chain getting tighter round his neck - and his owner could only watch helplessly.
  • I felt choked, as if someone had just placed a choke chain around my neck.
  • Vet Monique Strange, who runs the Companion Care surgery with husband Malcolm Rose in Cambridge, said: ‘I've heard of dogs swallowing some strange things, but never a choke chain.’
Definition of choke chain in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources