Definition of Flushes

1. Noun. (plural of flush) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of flush) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flushes

1. flush [v] - See also: flush

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flushes

flush(p)
flush-seamed
flush down
flush end
flush it
flush out
flush technique
flush toilet
flush toilets
flushable
flushboard
flushboards
flushed
flusher
flushers
flushes (current term)
flushest
flushier
flushiest
flushing
flushingly
flushings
flushless toilet
flushness
flushnesses
flushometer
flushometers
flusht
flushy
fluspirilene

Literary usage of Flushes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1879)
"Heat in flushes; general warmth; heat followed by moist skin, in the evening ... Heat, in the evening, with some flushes of dry heat and tremblings, ..."

2. The Cultivation & Manufacture of Tea by Edward Money (1883)
"FLUSHING AND NUMBER OF flushes. THE Tea plant is said to flush when it throws out new shoots and leaves. The young leaves thus produced are the only ones ..."

3. On uterine and ovarian inflammation, and on the physiology and diseases of by Edward John Tilt (1862)
"HEATS AND flushes.—Girls, before, and long after puberty, ... It is, however, at the change of life that women suffer most from heats and flushes. ..."

4. Homœopathic Therapeutics by Samuel Lilienthal (1890)
"Chill daily afternoons, followed by alternating chilliness and flushes of heat, with icy- cold feet. Heat dry and burning; chilly when undressing, ..."

5. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"How mild, in this ruby, pale Chastity flushes; And tinctures with crimson her form of light! Unconscious of guilt ;—at her beauty she blushes, ..."

6. The Life and Death of Lord Edward Fitzgerald by Thomas Moore (1831)
"Grattan and Curran, among that small, but illustrious band,—" the few, fine flushes of departing day,"—that gave such splendour to the last moments of ..."

7. The Change of life in health and disease by Edward John Tilt (1857)
"flushes occurred to 287 Dry flushes 14 Legs and feet burning, and very painful ... 2 Hands painfully hot 3 Distressing aching under the finger nails. ..."

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