Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of cough.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cough.

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Examples

  • She thought she was around seventy, maybe, and had seen three of her six children die from what she called coughs and swelling.

    Long Way Down

  • She thought she was around seventy, maybe, and had seen three of her six children die from what she called coughs and swelling.

    Long Way Down

  • She thought she was around seventy, maybe, and had seen three of her six children die from what she called coughs and swelling.

    Long Way Down

  • She thought she was around seventy, maybe, and had seen three of her six children die from what she called coughs and swelling.

    Long Way Down

  • "The w'y 'e coughs is somethin' terrible," volunteered my sweated friend, referring to the dying boy.

    FRYING-PAN ALLEY AND A GLIMPSE OF INFERNO

  • Marcia got tired of my weird creeping around the lawn talking to nobody, and of being sea-sick on the waterbed, and of the coughs from the basement, and of her runny nose from my Wild Country, and of having sore muscles and blisters from gardening and canning.

    Babies

  • Three days of the daughter having high temperatures, sniffles, and coughs is quite enough, thank you.

    With Highs Over a Hundred

  • ` The w'y 'e coughs is somethin' terrible, 'volunteered my sweated friend, referring to the dying boy.

    Pan Alley and a Glimpse of Inferno

  • She's asleep as she coughs, which is no small miracle.

    unclebob Diary Entry

  • I too suffered from it in some degree, as I always do, more or less; but this time, it brought me no reinforcement of colds and coughs, which is what I dread the most.

    Charlotte Brontë and Her Circle

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