Chin cough
Chin cough Chin" cough" [For chink cough; cf. As. cincung long laughter, Scot. kink a violent fit of coughing, akin to MHG. k[=i]chen to pant. Cf. {Kinknaust}, {Cough}.] Whooping cough. [1913 Webster]

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  • chin|cough — «CHIHN KF, KOF», noun. = whooping cough. (Cf. ↑whooping cough) ╂[earlier chink cough < dialectal chink to gasp] …   Useful english dictionary

  • chin — chin·cha; chin·chai·su·yu; chin·cha·yo·te; chin·che·rin·chee; chin·chil·la; chin·chil·li·dae; chin·chil·lon; chin·chow; chin·cough; chin·di; chin·hsien; chin·kiang; chin·kle; chin·less; chin·qua·pin; co·chin; co·me·chin·gón; kin·chin; ma·chin;… …   English syllables

  • cough — chin·cough; cough; …   English syllables

  • Whooping cough — Whooping Whoop ing, a. & n. from {Whoop}, v. t. [1913 Webster] {Whooping cough} (Med.), a violent, convulsive cough, returning at longer or shorter intervals, and consisting of several expirations, followed by a sonorous inspiration, or whoop;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hooping-cough — n. [Written also Whooping cough.] Chin cough, pertussis …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • whooping-cough — n. [Written also Hooping cough.] Chin cough …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • chincough — chin·cough …   English syllables

  • Crus Americana — Whooping Whoop ing, a. & n. from {Whoop}, v. t. [1913 Webster] {Whooping cough} (Med.), a violent, convulsive cough, returning at longer or shorter intervals, and consisting of several expirations, followed by a sonorous inspiration, or whoop;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whooping — Whoop ing, a. & n. from {Whoop}, v. t. [1913 Webster] {Whooping cough} (Med.), a violent, convulsive cough, returning at longer or shorter intervals, and consisting of several expirations, followed by a sonorous inspiration, or whoop; chin cough; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whooping crane — Whooping Whoop ing, a. & n. from {Whoop}, v. t. [1913 Webster] {Whooping cough} (Med.), a violent, convulsive cough, returning at longer or shorter intervals, and consisting of several expirations, followed by a sonorous inspiration, or whoop;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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