1A small or delicate throat. Now somewhat rare.
poetic in early use, with reference to birds.
2A band, collar, or other item of dress worn around the throat; a necklet; specifically (a) a close-fitting necklace or decorative band, a choker; (b) a small, close-fitting collar or tippet; (c) a protective throat-piece, typically made of metal or leather.
Mid 18th century. From throat + -let.