Vomit

Definition of Vomit

Vom´it
v. i.1.To eject the contents of the stomach by the mouth; to puke; to spew.
[imp. & p. p. Vomited; p. pr. & vb. n. Vomiting.]
v. t.1.To throw up; to eject from the stomach through the mouth; to disgorge; to puke; to spew out; - often followed by up or out.
The fish . . . vomited out Jonah upon the dry land.
- Jonah ii. 10.
2.Hence, to eject from any hollow place; to belch forth; to emit; to throw forth; as, volcanoes vomit flame, stones, etc.
Like the sons of Vulcan, vomit smoke.
- Milton.
n.1.
1.Matter that is vomited; esp., matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth.
Like vomit from his yawning entrails poured.
- Sandys.
2.(Med.) That which excites vomiting; an emetic.
He gives your Hollander a vomit.
- Shak.
Black vomit
(Med.) See in the Vocabulary.
Vomit nut
nux vomica.

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