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Origin of colic
Examples from the Web for colic
And in my first memory, I am a toddler kneading that taut skin, easing my colic into sleep.
But college is not like some sort of all-purpose herbal supplement that cures bunions and also colic; it teaches specific skills.
He had come within at least an appreciable distance of selling his soul for a colic cure.The Boy Grew Older|Heywood Broun
The pain of colic is relieved by gentle pressure and gentle rubbing.The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases|Charles West, M.D.
Individual differences are observed in the area of colic attachment to the duodenum.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
In none was there colic, but the constipation was obstinate.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
It was thought that the food and drink were poisoned, so it was all thrown overboard, but the colic remained all the same.The Oera Linda Book|Anonymous
Word Origin for colic
"disease characterized by severe abdominal pain," early 15c., from Late Latin colicus "pertaining to colic," from Greek kolikos, belonging to the kolon "lower intestine" (see colon (n.2)). The word was used in English late 14c. as an adjective, "affecting the colon." Related: Colicky (1742).