vomiting

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vomiting

  1. present participle of vomit

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vomiting (countable and uncountable, plural vomitings)

  1. The act of one who vomits, or the matter that is vomited.
    • 1650, Jeremy Taylor, The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living
      Epilepsies, or fallings and reelings, and beastly vomitings. The least of these, even when the tongue begins to be untied, is a degree of drunkenness.
    • 1856, William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone, The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences
      It is certainly probable that these black vomitings and stools may be absent, and in that case it would be extremely difficult to diagnose between simple ulcer of the stomach and non-ulcerative gastritis.

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