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Clergyman's sore throat

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Clergyman's sore throat chronic pharyngitis
    • Clergyman's sore throat an affection commonly arising from too prolonged or powerful exercise of the voice by persons in whom the mucous membrane of the throat is in a relaxed condition
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. throte; Dut. strot, Ger. drossel, the throat.

Usage

In literature:

Clergyman's sore throat, Praed.
"Mrs. Warren's Profession" by George Bernard Shaw
WILL GET CLERGYMAN'S SORE THROAT.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, January 10, 1917" by Various
Harry Moore got clergyman's sore throat one arternoon through it.
"Light Freights, Complete" by W. W. Jacobs
Clergyman's knee, 411; sore throat, 411.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
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