from The Century Dictionary.
- Affected with thick-wind, as a horse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Far.) Affected with thick wind.
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He was plump and portly, a little thick-winded, especially after dinner, stood five feet four in his sandals, and weighed hard upon eighteen stone.
Before I had time to recover from my astonishment, a travelling carriage brought me to the window; and quickly as it passed, I had full time to see _ma belle Harriette_ seated beside the thick-winded dignitary.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 14, No. 396, October 31, 1829 Various
The language is out of condition: -- fat and fozy, thick-winded, purfled and plethoric.
Famous Reviews R. Brimley Johnson 1899
'Very,' replied Mr. Sponge, wondering how such a thick-winded chap as Jog managed to partake of it.
Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour Robert Smith Surtees 1833
I'm thick-winded, and twenty pounds over-weight -- and you talk calmly about my settling down to office work! "
North of Fifty-Three Bertrand W. Sinclair 1926
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