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An abscessed tooth will explain her reticence on any other subject.

But the truth would be harder to extract from that stern, scar-twisted mouth, than the abscessed tooth had been.

No, sir; I was off Thursday and Friday with abscessed tooth.

In nine months a gentleman for whom I had filled four molars returned with an inferior one abscessed.

You've had a hard day with the abscessed tooth, the dope the dentist gave you, and—other things.

WORD ORIGIN

1846, in medicine, from abscess (n.).

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