heaves

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heaves

noun pl but singular or pl in constr \ˈhēvz\

Definition of HEAVES

1
: chronic emphysema of the horse affecting the alveolae of the lungs and resulting in difficult expiration, heaving of the flanks, and a persistent cough—called also broken wind
2
: a spell of retching or vomiting

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