/ (ˈkɒlɪkɪ) /
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relating to or suffering from colic
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Words nearby colicky
coley, Colfax, colic, colicin, colicinogen, colicky, colicroot, colicweed, coliform, coliform bacillus, coliform bacteria
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How to use colicky in a sentence
The maids polish the silver, quiet the colicky infants, and iron dresses with 65 pleats on the waist.Do I Have to Read The Help?|William Boot|January 16, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Monsieur Grard betook himself to his adored ones abode; on the way, he felt slight colicky pains; his head was burning hot.Brother Jacques (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume XVII)|Charles Paul de Kock
Certain articles of food render the milk acid, and thus induce colicky pains and bowel complaints in the child.The Physical Life of Woman:|Dr. George H Napheys
It is sharp, colicky, and severe, causing the child to cry out and draw up its legs in an effort to lessen its severity.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)|Grant Hague
Not long ago I was talking to the ignorant mother of a jaundiced, colicky child of two years of age.The Secret of a Happy Home (1896)|Marion Harland
It seemed to me that no cow with a conscience could live in those surroundings and give colicky milk.The Confession|Mary Roberts Rinehart