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choke

<jargon> To fail to process input or, more generally, to fail at any endeavor.

E.g. "NULs make System V's "lpr(1)" choke." See barf, gag.

[Jargon File]

(2006-09-20)

 


Nearby terms: chm chmod CHOCS choke chomp CHOP Chop
 

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