Definition of Singult

1. n. A sigh or sobbing; also, a hiccough.



Definition of Singult

1. Noun. (obsolete) A sigh or sobbing; a hiccough. ¹

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Definition of Singult

1. a sob [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Singult

singularists
singularitarian
singularitarians
singularities
singularity
singularize
singularized
singularizes
singularizing
singularly
singularness
singulars
singulative
singulatively
singulatives
singult (current term)
singultation
singultous
singults
singultus
sinh
sinhalite
sinhs
sinical
sinicisation
sinicise
sinicised
sinicises
sinicization
sinicize

Literary usage of Singult

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1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"... sighing or sobbing ; <d/ and singult are in the Diets, n of ripe age will screech, cry, and 3 in so many disordered notes and 5/л- mt accents. ..."

2. Principles of English Etymology by Walter William Skeat (1891)
"(f) from stems in -i; as uest-io, I clothe, from uesl-i-, stem o( ucs/is, clothing. (</) from stems in -u; as singult-io, I sob, ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"singult itself is very uncommon, but the following example has been found : ..,, _ ¡Ud , V, V!, 1,1. ..."

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