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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cough.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cough.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In medicine, a cough. Compare pertussis.

Etymologies

Latin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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