from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See phlegm, etc.
  • noun A simplified spelling of phlegm.


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  • Personally I think you should head home, recover and reschedule the tour in a few weeks when things are less flegm-y.

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  • I am sorry you haue not bin perswaded to tak a grain or two of rubila; one vomit with it would take away the cause of that frothy flegm which M 'Noyce speaks of, and two grains cannot hurt you if you are but able to sit up.

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  • M 'Cook was with me when the letters came to hand from M' Noyce and M 'Saltonstall, to whom I communicated them, and haue had his and other advice formerly; he says he wonderfully helpt one who raysed flegm in the same manner, with the balsam of sulfur with a few drops of oyle of anisseeds mixt with it, which I intend to send, tho I hope to be with you before the post.

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  • Micligut, of Balnaclinch, in the cunty of Kalloway — I took down the name from his gentleman, Mr 0 Frizzle, and he has got an estate of fifteen hundred a year — I am sure he is both rich and generous — But you nose, Molly, I was always famous for keeping secrets; and so he was very safe in trusting me with his flegm for mistress; which, to be sure is very honourable; for Mr 0

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • a great deal of pain in both feet the left most continued very restless for above an hour rise up strove to vomit could bring nothing up but flegm afterwd fell asleep & wakt abt six pretty easie.

    Robert Carter Diary, 1723


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