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Cachectical

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Cache'ctical.
Cache'ctick.
adj.. [from chachexy.] Having an ill habit of body; showing an ill habit.

Young and florid blood, rather than vapid and cahectical. Arbuthnot on Air.

The crude chyle swims in the blood, and appears as milk in the blood, let out of some persons who are generally cachectick. Floyer on the Humours.

Sources: Arbuthnot, John (227) · Floyer, John (18)

Attributes: Adjective (426)

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