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  • n. Plural form of catarrh.

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Examples

  • The others are subject to dysenteries and dry ophthalmies, and some have catarrhs beginning in the head and descending to the lungs.

    On Airs, Waters, And Places

  • Other people are subject to dysenteries and ophthalmies, and old men to catarrhs, which quickly cut them off.

    Aphorisms

  • Cold things, such as snow and ice, are inimical to the chest, being provocative of coughs, of discharges of blood, and of catarrhs.

    Aphorisms

  • Strangers must follow this example with considerable circumspection; the open air is safe in the Desert, but in cities it causes, to the unaccustomed, violent catarrhs and febrile affections.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • He was specially successful with catarrhs and chest complaints.

    Madame Bovary

  • Marius go to his baths at Baiae, to cure his body, worn out, as himself confessed, with age and catarrhs.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Thus if a person ruin his health by excessive indulgence at the table or by drinking, they count it to be almost a part of the mental disease which brought it about, and so it goes for little, but they have no mercy on such illnesses as fevers or catarrhs or lung diseases, which to us appear to be beyond the control of the individual.

    Erewhon

  • It is used in cases of rheumatism, gout, obesity, chronic catarrhs, gas, climacteric disorders, and skin and infectious diseases.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • The leg wrapper is valuable in the treatment of acute and chronic catarrhs of the throat, inflammation of the throat, and inflammation of the middle ear.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • The head steam bath is effective for colds, headaches, ringing in the ears, rheumatism and painful cramps in the neck and shoulders, chest congestion, and various catarrhs.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

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