Definition of 'phlegm'
Example sentences containing 'phlegm'
Brian's chest was fastened by a band of iron, a cough bringing a mouthful of salty phlegm from the depths.THE OPEN DOOR (2003) SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
Look who's got the advice now,' he said, stopping on the stairs, the air roaring over the webs of phlegm in his lungs.A DARKENING STAIN (2003)
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