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Water brash

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Water brash (Med) an affection characterized by a spasmodic pain or hot sensation in the stomach with a rising of watery liquid into the mouth; pyrosis.
    • Water brash (Med) See under Brash.
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Usage

In literature:

Steering to the west through open water and patches of trailing brash, we were encouraged to find the pack trending towards the south.
"The Home of the Blizzard" by Douglas Mawson
Dogs are afflicted with a disease of the stomach, which is very like to "water-brash," "pyrosis," or "cardialgia," in the human being.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
If much sugar or salt is used my stomach gets very sour, and water-brash is the result.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
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