I finds un fine to hunt with, and 'tis not so costive as the others.
He took no other medicine, except a little rhubarb when costive.
The stool may be normal or costive, but is very often diarrhoetic.
The hawk is costive, and opens her beak often, as if gasping for more air.
As one says, "What is more offensive than the breath of a costive child?"
Costive, kos′tiv, ...