from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
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It was what we call her cut-finger laugh, her bandage laugh.
Listen, I am not talking so much about their role in relieving the passing pain with which life is fraught (headache!, toothache! earache! cut-finger! buss-toe! buss-head! sprain finger! and so on) but that chronic pain with which more people than I used to think suffer from, pharmacists sure to tell you, should you ask them, that this is among their most profitable lines, people in drug stores coming one after the other for powerful pills