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  • adj. catarrhal

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Catarrhal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as catarrhal.


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  • The air is counted salutary in catarrhous consumptions, from its dryness and elasticity: but too sharp in cases of pulmonary imposthumes.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • Having given us eight pages of rather cheap sermonising about the poetry of youth not lasting; having requested us to imagine Manon and Des Grieux "decrepit and catarrhous,"

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • He had, before that, been troubled with a catarrhous cough.

    Life Of Johnson

  • I am now harrassed by a catarrhous cough, from which my purpose is to seek relief by change of air; and I am, therefore, preparing to go to Oxford [475].

    Life Of Johnson

  • But when these new motions of the vascular muscles are exerted with greater violence, and these vessels are either elongated too much or too hastily, a new material is secreted from their extremities, which is of various kinds according to the peculiar animal motions of this new kind of gland, which secretes it; such is the pus laudabile or common matter, the variolous matter, venereal matter, catarrhous matter, and many others.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life


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