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When you bile potaters, don't you let 'em run over onto the stove.

The various kinds of bile have names answering to their colours.

There is a third class of diseases which are produced, some by wind and some by phlegm and some by bile.

But the other kinds of bile are variously distinguished by their colours.

Inflammations of the body come from burnings and inflamings, and all of them originate in bile.

He admitted to himself that the events of the day had stirred his “bile.”

The water is jest comin' on to a bile, ma'am, an' the eggs am almost done, ma'am.

She should lead him a dog's life, and never swallow her bile.

The nephew had since gone into diplomacy to strengthen his bile.

He were more bigger than I was, so I swallered my bile and sued him.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, from French bile (17c.) "bile," also, informally, "anger," from Latin bilis "fluid secreted by the liver," also one of the four humors (also known as choler), thus "anger, peevishness" (especially as black bile, 1797).

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