Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A throwing up; specifically, in medicine, an evacuation upward; an act by which certain matters are ejected by the mouth, including spitting, expectoration, regurgitation, and vomiting.

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Examples

  • He would insert, “and a little delay will not be prejudicial to our interests, but rather the contrary,” or to that effect, thus: kai authis an [anutoimen ou gar toiaute te anabole blaben genesthai an] emin oiometha “vel simile aliquid.”

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  • He would insert, "and a little delay will not be prejudicial to our interests, but rather the contrary," or to that effect, thus: {kai authis an (anutoimen ou gar toiaute te anabole blaben genesthai an) emin oiometha} "vel simile aliquid."

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