hacking cough

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Related to hacking coughs: productive cough, wet cough
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hacking cough

n. tos seca recurrente.
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Yellow Handkerchief sat down in the bottom alongside of me, and I could feel him straining to repress his raspy, hacking cough. Possibly seven or eight minutes later I heard Charley's voice as the Reindeer went past the mouth of the slough.
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. Any unusually severe exertion precipitated spells of coughing, during which he was almost like a man in a fit.
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.
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.