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The boy at the bellows has already pumped the wind-chest full, and there is a wheezing sound of escaping air.
BY BIRTH A LADYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Freckles lay whiter than the coverlet, his staring eyes on the ceiling and his breath wheezing between dry lips.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
When there is a strong current of breath, and the opening is very narrow, we call it "wheezing."
His attention was attracted by the loud wheezing that accompanied each blow that the whale made when he came up for air.
"Bless your good 'art, my dear," the globular lady was wheezing into the ear of the mock bride.
I heard hard, wheezing breaths somewhere behind me, but in the excitement I didn't pay any attention to them.
A vertiginous faintness brought him half tumbling and half rolling back into his chair, wheezing and moist with sweat.
THE SHADOWARTHUR STRINGER
I heard all at once a sudden wheezing and biting of the wheels striking on some peculiar ground; at the same time shouts of Stop!
And sure enough, from the left came a wheezing grind of a car making a heavy grade.
He could hear nothing save the pounding of his own heart, and the wheezing of his breath, thick and laboured.
WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON

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