Usage examples for chokes

  1. Now the voice ceased, but from the lips came a dreadful sound, such as might be uttered by one whose bones are shattered upon rocks, followed by other sounds like those of one who chokes in water. – Benita, An African Romance by H. Rider Haggard
  2. This place chokes me- What were you going to say! – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
  3. It is the wet paste made on the leaves when the powder melts in the dew that chokes off the young so they can't breathe. – Natalie: A Garden Scout by Lillian Elizabeth Roy