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toothache

[tooth-eyk] /ˈtuθˌeɪk/
noun
1.
a pain in or about a tooth.
Origin
1050
before 1050; Middle English tothache, Old English tōthæce, tōthece. See tooth, ache
Related forms
toothachy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for toothachy

toothache

/ˈtuːθˌeɪk/
noun
1.
a pain in or about a tooth Technical name odontalgia
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Word Origin and History for toothachy

toothache

n.

late 14c., from tooth + ache (n.).

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toothachy in Medicine

toothache tooth·ache (tōōth'āk')
n.
An aching pain in or near a tooth. Also called dentalgia, odontalgia.

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