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Cheyne

[chey-nee, cheyn]
noun
  1. Thomas Kel·ly [kel-ee] /ˈkɛl i/, 1841–1915, English clergyman and Biblical scholar.
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Historical Examples of cheyne

  • Cheyne drew a cigar from his vest-pocket, bit off the end, and fell to smoking.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling

  • Cheyne addressed himself to her, and she gave consent wearily.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling

  • Cheyne laughed till he nearly fell off the pile into the water.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling

  • It's close in along with them Dagoes, an' the fresh air will fresh Mrs. Cheyne up.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling

  • The secretary ran for Mrs. Cheyne's doctor, who found Cheyne pacing to and fro.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling


cheyne in Medicine

Cheyne

(chān, chānē)John 1777-1836
  1. Scottish physician who described (1818) the breathing irregularity now known as Cheyne-Stokes respiration.
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