Origin of water brash
First recorded in 1795–1805
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Examples from the Web for water brash
Exceptionally, it may be insipid or brackish, constituting what is known as pyrosis, or water-brash.
If much sugar or salt is used my stomach gets very sour, and water-brash is the result.
Water-brash (Munster), severe acidity of the stomach with a flow of watery saliva from the mouth.English As We Speak It in Ireland
P. W. Joyce
- pathol another term for heartburn
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