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choleric (3 the usual sense in S.)
1. causing bile Shr. IV. iii. 19 “too choleric a meat” (F1 Q “cholericke,” Ff2 3 4 “phlegmaticke”).
2. inclined to wrath, irascible Lr. I. i. 302 “infirm and choleric years.”
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