dyspepsy

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dyspepsy (countable and uncountable, plural dyspepsies)

  1. (archaic) dyspepsia
    • 1863, Sheridan Le Fanu, The House by the Churchyard
      So Dangerfield's little dyspepsy had like to have cured one or other of the village leeches, for ever and a day, of the heart-ache and all other aches that flesh is heir to. For Dangerfield commenced with Toole: and that physician, on the third day of his instalment, found that Sturk had stept in and taken his patient bodily out of his hands.