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froth (frôth, frŏth)
1. A mass of bubbles in or on a liquid; foam.
2. Salivary foam released as a result of disease or exhaustion.
v. (also frôth, frŏth) frothed, frothing, froths
1. To cover with foam.
2. To cause to foam.
To exude or expel foam: a dog frothing at the mouth.
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Continental Airlines, a US carrier, has been criticised by a Canadian family who say they were forced to sit next to a critically ill man who frothed at the mouth
and died during the flight.
Throughout day 1 of illness, the bat periodically "frothed at the mouth
" and had repeated lordotic spasms, during which it vocalized loudly.
Furious Darren Mann frothed at the mouth
as he menaced wife Jette with the sword and a 10-inch butcher's knife and pulled out chunks of her hair.