Definition of Toothache

1. Noun. An ache localized in or around a tooth.

Exact synonyms: Odontalgia
Generic synonyms: Ache, Aching
Specialized synonyms: Aerodontalgia

Definition of Toothache

1. n. Pain in a tooth or in the teeth; odontalgia.

Definition of Toothache

1. Noun. A pain or ache in a tooth. ¹

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Definition of Toothache

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Medical Definition of Toothache

1. Pain in a tooth or in the teeth; odontalgia. Toothache grass The prickly ash. A shrub of the genus Aralia (A. Spinosa). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toothache

tooth polyp
tooth powder
tooth preparation
tooth pulp
tooth remineralization
tooth replantation
tooth resorption
tooth root
tooth root sensitivities
tooth sac
tooth shell
tooth shells
tooth socket
tooth spasms
tooth transplantation
toothache (current term)
toothache tree
toothbrush mustache
toothbrush tree

Literary usage of Toothache

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1. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1865)
"The toothache, quotha! Is that all! D. Pedro. Draw it. Bened. Hang it ! ... What ? sigh for the toothache ? Leonato. "Where is but a humour or a worm P ..."

2. Thirty-five Years in the East: Adventures, Discoveries, Experiements, and by John Martin Honigberger (1852)
"(Carious toothache. N.) This decoction is a gargle for the mouth, к. ... Sunn er k at, toothache. Daran., toothache (when eating or ..."

3. Carmina Gadelica: Hymns and Incantations with Illustrative Notes on Words by Alexander Carmichael, James Carmichael Watson, Angus Matheson (1900)
"The pilgrim suffering from toothache must not speak, nor eat, nor drink, after beginning the pilgrimage, till after three draughts of the well of ..."

4. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"The French name meant club tree, and the German name, the toothache tree. ... are used for relieving the pains of the toothache; whence the popular name. ..."

5. Health and Medical Inspection of School Children by Walter Stewart Cornell (1912)
"toothache. and .the only instance of which I am aware in which the teeth of the ... toothache is not a disease, but a symptom. Like headache and earache, ..."

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