This is not kept in the shop, but is worth making for young Children inclining to Hectics and consumptions.
There are consumptions and fierce neuralgias close on the track.
The ignorant natives, accustomed to lie down in their damp huts, were steamed into consumptions.
If colds and consumptions are frequent in England, it is more to be attributed to the habits of the people than the climate.
It does not seem necessary to say that there can be no comparison between old men with dropsies and young women with consumptions.
Their consumptions are accidental ostentation and extravagance, not a normal consummation or fulfilment of activity.
This burner may be made of any size, and for consumptions not exceeding that of an ordinary Argand.
The reason given for this practice is, that fresh air is wholesome, and that close rooms occasion colds and consumptions.
This Metheglin is a great Balsom and strengthener of the Viscera; is excellent in colds and coughs and consumptions.
Great wePage 141aknesses and consumptions have been recovered with long use of this, and strength and long life continued notably.
late 14c., "wasting of the body by disease; wasting disease" (replacing Old English yfeladl "the evil disease"), from Old French consumpcion, from Latin consumptionem (nominative consumptio) "a using up, wasting," noun of state from past participle stem of consumere (see consume). Meaning "the using up of material" is 1530s.
consumption con·sump·tion (kən-sŭmp'shən)
The act or process of using up something.
A progressive wasting of body tissue.
Pulmonary tuberculosis. No longer in technical use.