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bronchitis
used in The Mill on the Floss

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inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes (in the lungs)
  • One day—it was the day of Philip's return—Lucy had formed a sudden engagement to spend the evening with Mrs. Kenn, whose delicate state of health, threatening to become confirmed illness through an attack of bronchitis, obliged her to resign her functions at the coming bazaar into the hands of other ladies, of whom she wished Lucy to be one.
    6.6 -- Book 6 Chapter 6 -- Illustrating the Laws of Attraction (48% in)

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