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heaves

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heaves, broken windnoun

    a chronic emphysema of the horse that causes difficult expiration and heaving of the flanks

Wiktionary

  1. heavesnoun

    A period of retching.

    I have the dry heaves, I rather just throw up and get it over with.

  2. heavesnoun

    A disease of horses characterized by coughing and difficult breathing.

Wikipedia

  1. heaves

    Recurrent airway obstruction, also known as broken wind, heaves, wind-broke horse, or sometimes by the term usually reserved for humans, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or disorder (COPD) – it is a respiratory disease or chronic condition of horses involving an allergic bronchitis characterised by wheezing, coughing and laboured breathing.

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  1. heaves

    Heaves is a chronic, non-infectious airway condition that is found in horses, somewhat similar to asthma in humans. It is usually caused by an allergic reaction to inhaled particles such as mold and dust. Additionally, in medical terms, 'heaves' may also refer to the act of continuous heavy breathing or panting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heavesnoun

    a disease of horses, characterized by difficult breathing, with heaving of the flank, wheezing, flatulency, and a peculiar cough; broken wind

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heaves in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heaves in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of heaves in a Sentence

  1. Nesrin Aykac:

    WINTERING. Wintering is yet to over, lingering with its beauties. the days are passing slowly, one more winter's covering our spirits, with its rains, clouds and winds. The heaves of reddened leaves everywhere, embraced the soil, with the unforgettable smells of dry leaves. The crown-like rainbows smile over the clouds oftenly... Who knows how many winters we will live more? nessryn.

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