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chesty

adjective A regionally popular adjective referring to sudden and often repetitive defence cough reflex, which helps clear the trachea and bronchioles;as in, a chesty cough.
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"Most people know their bodies and you should be able to identify a cough that is not typical of a seasonal chesty cough - this could be a hacking or uncontrollable cough," says Abbas.
In chesty belt and twangy belt, singers systematically tuned the frequency of their first vocal tract resonance (R1) to the second harmonic (2f0) up to C5.
While he became the apple of many eyes, Chesty XIV was eyed with envy by the current mascot, Sgt.
Q I HAVE a chesty cough and always cover my mouth but a colleague said I would still spread it.
"Kevin Ellison has a knock, and a few of the lads have got chesty coughs but it won't stop us from trying to give 100%."
Many motorists wrongly assume that using a car's air-conditioning system means bigger fuel bills, but few realise that by not using it they risk aggravating a variety of health problems, including asthma, hay fever, and chesty coughs.
The six products taken off open sale are: Asda Children's Chesty Cough Syrup, Boots Chesty Cough Syrup One Year Plus, Boots Sore Throat and Cough Linctus One Year Plus, Buttercup Infant Cough Syrup, CalCough Chesty and Bell's Children's Chesty Cough.
Metropolitan Opera star Renee Fleming sings her latest disc, Haunted Heart, in what she calls her "other voice." Using her chesty lower range, the soprano reveals a soulful new sound and infuses a staggeringly wide range of songs with a disarming emotional vulnerability.
I hesitate to interrupt the victory laps, the chesty posing, the passing out of medals.
We cheer and try to lose ourselves in borrowed pride, in these blind, chesty European nationalisms.
Many of their covers, year after year, were devoted to grinning Nazis, bespectacled Japanese officers, and cold North Koreans torturing, whipping, and dismembering chesty and chained American nurses--even more covers than were devoted to vicious attack trout.