Fainting fit
Fainting Faint"ing, n. Syncope, or loss of consciousness owing to a sudden arrest of the blood supply to the brain, the face becoming pallid, the respiration feeble, and the heat's beat weak. [1913 Webster]

{Fainting fit}, a fainting or swoon; syncope. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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