Singult Sin"gult, n.[L. singultus.] A sigh or sobbing; also, a hiccough. [Obs.] --Spenser. --W. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • singult — sin·gult …   English syllables

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  • BELTIS — vox memorata in Synodo Celichytensi A. C. 816. c. 10. de Episcoporum exsequiis celebrandis, Singult servorum Dei diem ieiunent et 30. diebus canonicis horis expleto Synaxeos et septem beltidum Pater noster, pro eo cantetur et hôc expletô item die …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • singultous — sinˈgultous, a. rare 0. [f. singult: cf. next.] ‘Relating to, or affected with, hiccough.’ Dunglison Med. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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