American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A cough.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In medicine, a cough. Compare pertussis.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) A cough.
- Latin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“_Calculus_ and _tussis_ (l. 88) are diseases, the stone and bronchitis, that attacked him.”
“_ Periodic cough, called nervous cough, and tussis serina.”
“Loquat Syrup: an expectorant for the treatment of tussis and bronchitis;”
“_tussis ago_, "I drive away a cold"; and _farfar_, the white poplar tree, which has a similar leaf.”
“I have been favoured by Miss Lawrence with one of these letters as a specimen: ” 'T. LAWRENCIO, Medico, S.' NOVUM frigus, nova tussis, nova spirandi difficultas, novam sanguinis missionem suadent, quam tamen te inconsulto nolim fieri.”
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