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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

fluid from infection

Usage examples (11)
  • Empima (empyema) is the hawking-up of sanies, with infection of the lung and a sanious habit.
  • Hence persons laboring under pneumonia or pleurisy are not necessarily empyemics, but when these diseases progress to such a point that blood and sanies are expectorated...
  • The whole mass of the kernel, therefore, is strongly impregnated with sanies.
  • She collects all these fragments and mixes them with choice loam in the spots where the sanies abounds. for more
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