an autumn that breaks the throat
- manufacturing risk of a broken neck as breakneck rate
- moving at extremely high rate
- A fall that breaks the neck.
- A steep place endangering the neck.
- creating threat of a broken neck; since, breakneck rate.
1560s, "likely to end in a broken throat," from break (v.) + throat (letter.).
(letter.) A fall that breaks the throat.
- (letter.) A steep location endangering the throat.
- (a.) making danger of a broken neck; because, breakneck rate.