from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or of the nature of bronchitis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to bronchitis.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to bronchitis

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  • adjective suffering from or prone to bronchitis


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  • He grimly paints the reality of the earlier time -- the bronchitic coughs and pneumonia and smallpox that will cut short these lives; the foul-tasting water and gray, nutritionally bankrupt diet; the unwanted pregnancies and drunken husbands and hopeless lives of women; the isolated, uncultured lives; and so on and so on.

    Matt Ridley's “The Rational Optimist,” reviewed by Wray Herbert

  • The risk of chronic bronchitis and bronchitic symptoms at the population scale is elevated in outdoor workers in some populations, but is not elevated in regular recreational crosscountry skiers, and the risk of developing asthma is not significantly elevated by regular exercise or work in cold climates.

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  • Well might the cat after having led this kind of life for better than two years look mere skin and bone when it made its appearance in our apartment, and have an eruptive malady, and also a bronchitic cough, for I remember it had both.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • There was the heart murmur I knew about and some faint bronchitic sounds which I expected.

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  • There was the heart murmur I knew about and some faint bronchitic sounds, which I expected.

    Every living thing

  • _ "I have been bronchitic and asthmatic for twenty years, and have never known an alleviative so immediately efficacious as 'Anisette.'"

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  • He received his visitor very pleasantly, expecting, as a matter of course, that he would begin with some new grievance, dyspeptic, neuralgic, bronchitic, or other.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 40, February, 1861

  • She danced like a Vernon Castle, knew almost as much about fencing as a Saviolo, shot like a George V., and rode like a cowboy, all of which qualifications she erased from her list on the termination of the freezing half-hour of her first interview with her first would-be employer, who, until the enumeration of the above sporting qualifications, had seemed desirous of taking her along with a bronchitic pug to winter in Bath.

    Desert Love

  • A bronchitic cough had taken her to Cairo just as a sooted-up lung, left behind by the pneumonia which had followed the hunting accident had taken Ben Kelham to Heliopolis, and for recuperation of body or mind there is nothing to equal an Egyptian winter, even in a tourist-ridden centre.

    The Hawk of Egypt

  • Freddy Malins exploded, before he had well reached the climax of his story, in a kink of high-pitched bronchitic laughter and, setting down his untasted and overflowing glass, began to rub the knuckles of his left fist backwards and forwards into his left eye, repeating words of his last phrase as well as his fit of laughter would allow him.



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