hacking cough

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Related to hacking coughs: productive cough, wet cough
Translations

hacking cough

n. tos seca recurrente.
References in classic literature ?
Yellow Handkerchief sat down in the bottom alongside of me, and I could feel him straining to repress his raspy, hacking cough.
I heard a raspy, hacking cough, and my heart stood still.
He gets a dry, hacking cough as the dead tissue sloughs away, and dies the following summer of pneumonia, wondering what it's all about.
What of her anger and pent feelings, her lungs were irritated into the dry, hacking cough, and with blood-suffused face and one hand clenched against her chest, she waited for the paroxysm to pass.
Microscopically small had been the edges of the lung-tissue touched by the frost, but they now began to slough off, giving rise to a dry, hacking cough.
He was troubled from time to time with a dry hacking cough, and when he put up his white right hand to his mouth, he showed the red scar of an old wound across the back of it.
Old Tarwater could shame them all, despite his creaking and crackling and the nasty hacking cough he had developed.
In addition, treatment comes with a risk of side effects, such as fatigue, leg cramps, hacking coughs or dizziness.
An eerie silence descended, other than the sound of keyboards being gently tapped - it would have hurt too much to tap forcefully - and the regular rasp of sticky, hacking coughs.
Birmingham City Council said a number of schools had reported "significant" levels of the sickness bug, while parents have also said children have been suffering from hacking coughs and chest infections.