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high blood

[by shortening] n. high blood pressure: 1976 Not too many people living in Bain Town fifty years ago had a clue as to what hypertension was all about, but they knew the symptoms of "high blood" (Eneas 12). They say you could get high blood from eating salt, heh? (Nassau). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-10-17 15:48
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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