from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A knife used to cut the throats of fish; also, one who uses the throater, as one of a gang of men who perform different, parts of the process of dressing fish. Compare header in like use.


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  • His most sensitive part is around the head of his penis anyway, so it's not necessary to be a deep-throater. News 2009


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