The final item in the account was for April 22, 1750, for “a vomit.”
This they do also when a Tempest is coming; and after the Tempest, they vomit them up.
On the 29th she went into the warm Bath, and took a vomit immediately on coming out.
It intoxicates the Brain, and makes one giddy, without any other operation either by Stool or vomit.
vomit—a settled word, and one of the foremost, of the reversed, unnatural vital function.
late 14c., "act of expelling contents of the stomach through the mouth," from Latin vomitare "to vomit often," frequentative of vomere "spew forth, discharge," from PIE root *wem- "to spit, vomit" (cf. Greek emein "to vomit," emetikos "provoking sickness;" Sanskrit vamati "he vomits;" Avestan vam- "to spit;" Lithuanian vemiu "to vomit," Old Norse væma "seasickness"). In reference to the matter so ejected, it is attested from late 14c.
early 15c.; see vomit (n.). Related: Vomited; vomiting.
vomit vom·it (vŏm'ĭt)
v. vom·it·ed, vom·it·ing, vom·its
To eject part or all of the stomach contents through the mouth, usually in a series of involuntary spasmic movements. n.
The act or an instance of ejecting matter from the stomach through the mouth.
Matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth.