noun Date: 14th century pain in or about a tooth

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  • Toothache — Tooth ache , n. (Med.) Pain in a tooth or in the teeth; odontalgia. [1913 Webster] {Toothache grass} (Bot.), a kind of grass ({Ctenium Americanum}) having a very pungent taste. {Toothache tree}. (Bot.) (a) The prickly ash. (b) A shrub of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toothache — (n.) late 14c., from TOOTH (Cf. tooth) + ACHE (Cf. ache) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • toothache — ► NOUN ▪ pain in a tooth or teeth …   English terms dictionary

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  • toothache — n. to get, have a toothache (AE)/get, have (a) toothache (BE) * * * [ tuːθeɪk] have a toothache (AE) /get have (a) toothache (BE) to get …   Combinatory dictionary

  • toothache — tooth|ache [ˈtu:θ eık] n [U and C] a pain in a tooth ▪ I ve got toothache . ▪ I had terrible toothache all last night …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • toothache — tooth|ache [ tuθ,eık ] noun singular or uncount a pain in one or more of your teeth: He s got a really bad toothache …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • toothache — [[t]tu͟ːθeɪk[/t]] N UNCOUNT Toothache is pain in one of your teeth …   English dictionary

  • toothache — UK [ˈtuːθeɪk] / US [ˈtuθˌeɪk] noun [singular/uncountable] a pain in one or more of your teeth He s got really bad toothache …   English dictionary

  • toothache —    The following *charm was collected by M. A. Denham in the north of England in the 1840s (Denham, 1895: 9 10):    Peter was sitting on a marble stone    And Jesus passed by    Peter said, My Lord! My God!    How my tooth doth ache!    Jesus… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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