And in my first memory, I am a toddler kneading that taut skin, easing my colic into sleep.
But college is not like some sort of all-purpose herbal supplement that cures bunions and also colic; it teaches specific skills.
Ackawai, Camara, or Camaru nutmeg is the nut of a tree growing in Guiana highly valued as a cure for colic and dysentery.
The pain of colic is relieved by gentle pressure and gentle rubbing.
And shortly afterwards one of his best horses suddenly got the colic and died in no time.
He had been fed with hot bread that he might suffer from colic.
The colic of enteritis is in some cases caused by the nature of the food, giving rise to laminitis.
In the first dwelling they come to, a stout fellow is bellowing with colic.
This may be 'Chteau de la Rue Lafitte,' but it is enough to give one the colic.
If a chap gets a headache, or a fit of the colic, it's all up with him.
"disease characterized by severe abdominal pain," early 15c., from Late Latin colicus "pertaining to colic," from Greek kolikos, belonging to the kolon "lower intestine" (see colon (n.2)). The word was used in English late 14c. as an adjective, "affecting the colon." Related: Colicky (1742).
colic col·ic (kŏl'ĭk)
Spasmodic pains in the abdomen.
Paroxysms of pain with crying and irritability in young infants, due to a variety of causes, such as swallowing air, emotional upset, or overfeeding.