Origin of tussis
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This is perhaps the only special reference to tussis as epidemic until the influenzas of the seventeenth century.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
The earliest references to it are in the medieval Latin chronicles under the name of tussis or cough, or in some periphrasis.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
Deeper he bent over his books, racked by the stone (calculus): bronchitis (tussis) attacked him; but still he refused to rest.The Browning Cyclopdia|Edward Berdoe
But his body grew heavy with the increasing ills of extreme age, and the hard breathing of tussis.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Name from tussis, a cough, for which the plant is a reputed remedy.