Of or relating to bile.

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Examples from the Web for cholic

Historical Examples of cholic

  • And that jar of ginger spared her any more attacks of cholic!

    Captain Brand of the "Centipede"

    H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise

  • Likewise for sprains, rub it in; and for the cholic, a great spooneful in the hour.


    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • He was suffering from a sort of cholic, for which the native doctors could give him no relief.

    The Little Savage

    Captain Marryat

  • The cholic, Sir, by a surfeit of green tea and damn'd verses.

  • So far as to be troubled neither with spleen, cholic, nor vapours.

    The Recruiting Officer

    George Farquhar