- a cough
- to cough
Word Origin for hoast
Examples from the Web for hoast
Historical Examples of hoast
Try some o' thae black currants; they're graund for a hoast.
It 's little she says aboot hersel, but she 's hed a hoast (cough) for sax months, an' a' gither her breath 's failin'.
Theres something in that wind and in the hoast beyont that sounds, and looks, and tastes, and smells like death.Dracula
"Donacha Breck's widow was over before we were up to-day, for something for her hoast," she said.Gilian The Dreamer
The third part of the hoast went to Meulanc, a verie strong towne compassed about with the riuer of Seine.