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  • n. Plural form of toothache.


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  • But, after all, our toothaches are the exception, and as for being burnt at Smithfield, it only happens to us at the very longest intervals.

    All Things Considered

  • But it becomes very clear that toothaches and mouth pain were a bothersome daily issue for George Washington.

    Kate Kelly: A President in Pain

  • Shortly after Washington's marriage to Martha, the household records showed that he ordered from London six bottles of a "brew" that was designed to cleanse teeth and cure toothaches.

    Kate Kelly: A President in Pain

  • In the nineteenth century, a mercury compound called calomel was used to treat everything from tuberculosis and parasites to toothaches and constipation.

    The Panic Virus

  • So let's take a look at flying and toothaches, and see exactly why this combination is so bothersome to some people.

    Toothaches And Airplanes: A Terrible Combination

  • But toothaches and airplanes will not be joining this list because they are a terrible combination.

    Toothaches And Airplanes: A Terrible Combination

  • I had no idea that it was the panacea for all conditions ranging from dandruff to toothaches to ingrown toenails.

    Oprah's Talking Hormones

  • Consider that my students rarely have unaddressed health problems -- toothaches, eyesight issues, ongoing colds -- that interfere with learning or lead to high absenteeism.

    William Ferriter: Comparable Funding for High Poverty Schools?

  • I hope the exposed “trou” ( 'hole') didn't give you “une rage de dents” ... raging or not, toothaches are so unpleasant!

    composite - French Word-A-Day

  • Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal 'Patients with toothaches, loose teeth, oral tumors and mouth abscesses lined up in painful silence during the dark hours of the early morning… some in wheelchairs, others with canes and crutches raced to get to the Oral Surgery clinic to win one of the 50 prized slots that guaranteed a dentist would see them.'

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