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 Choke-pear.Chop and Chops. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Choker (A).
 
A neckcloth. A white choker is a white neckcloth or necktie, worn in full dress, and generally by waiters and clergymen. Of course, the verb to choke has supplied the word.   1
 


 Choke-pear.Chop and Chops. 

 
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