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Origin of phlegm
OTHER WORDS FROM phlegmphlegmless, adjective
Words nearby phlegm
Example sentences from the Web for phlegm
I was never sure whether this was phlegm or the onset of lunacy.
There was a busy, bustling, disputatious tone about it, instead of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquillity.
So after my father died I wrote a book, Fathers and Sons, with the intention of casting the Wavian phlegm out of my system.Evelyn Waugh's Grandson on the Secret Behind 'Brideshead'|Alexander Waugh|April 17, 2010|DAILY BEAST
The music and dancing are as dull as might be expected among beings so full of phlegm.
The Schoolmaster held his own horse and Lass, startled out of her peaceful phlegm by the terrifying roar and heat.The Pioneers|Katharine Susannah Prichard
It is occasioned by the corruption of the meat, and the corruption of phlegm with a choleric humour.
Sometimes it happeneth by reason of the shrinking of certain sinews which go to the tongue, which are corrupted with phlegm.
It proceeds from a weakness of the spirits, or because warmth of digestion cause phlegm to abound in them.