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  • n. dyspepsia

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as dyspepsia.


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  • Fust thing is a new set of teeth, -- you done gummed yourself into dyspepsy and gineral cantankerousness, -- and then I 'm sot on taking you to my house to visit a month and eat good victuals and git your stummick opened up whar it done growed together, and your mind unj'inted, and your sperrits limbered similar.'

    Sight to the Blind

  • Besides, they eat them unhealthy oysters and Charlotte rooshes, and such like: no wonder so many people get the dyspepsy.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 100, April, 1876

  • This development of character had been gradual, and she scarcely realized his entire devotion to business, till she saw his health affected by that scourge of our "pleasant vices," dyspepsy.

    Rich Enough a tale of the times

  • He said that "he felt uncommonly well, had much less of the dyspepsy than he had experienced for years," followed his little girls to their favorite haunts, and seemed to realize the blessing of leisure.

    Rich Enough a tale of the times

  • If I et jest one, I'd hev dyspepsy orful, and folks hez brung in enough stuff to kill me now.

    Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley

  • Again, in the silent night-watches, did sage Mentor become vocal, going over afresh the story of the Nervous and the Mucous, classifying their victims, generalizing laws, discriminating the various dyspepsies of the nations, and summing up at last the inestimable benefits conferred by our modern dyspepsy on the character, the literature, and the life of this nineteenth century.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864

  • Mebbe he don't enjoy his grub as much as us, havin 'gen'ally the dyspepsy; but how about the winter, old sport, when we don't fetch up no stoppin'-house; and has to make a bed in the snow, hey?

    Two on the Trail A Story of the Far Northwest

  • The sledding had been good; Moses had hauled so many thousand feet of lumber to Brampton; Sam Price's woman (she of Harwich) had had a spell of sciatica; Chester Perkins's bull had tossed his brother-in-law, come from Iowy on a visit, and broke his leg; yes, Amandy guessed her dyspepsy was somewhat improved since she had tried Graham's Golden

    Coniston — Complete

  • Iowy on a visit, and broke his leg; yes, Amandy guessed her dyspepsy was somewhat improved since she had tried Graham's Golden Remedy -- it made her feel real lighthearted; Eben (blushing furiously) was to have the Brook

    Coniston — Volume 04

  • Dimick was puzzled, and later expressed the opinion that "Whit's cookin 'must be pretty bad; acted to me as if he had dyspepsy of the brain."

    Cy Whittaker's Place


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