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jugular
used in Lonesome Dove

2 uses
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Definition
veins in the neck that return blood from the head

or:

amy vital part that is vulnerable to attack
  • Then he drew his knife, wrapped the bridle reins tightly around one hand, and jabbed the knife into the horse's neck, slashing the jugular vein.
    Chapters 56-57 (8% in)
  • "A lady can slice your jugular as quick as a Comanche," he said.
    Chapters 83-84 (22% in)

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