Yex (?), v. i. [OE. [yogh]exen, yesken, AS. giscian to sob.]

To hiccough.

[Written also yox, yux.] [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

He yexeth and he speaketh through the nose. Chaucer.

 

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Yex, n. [AS. geocsa a sobbing, hiccough. Cf. Yex, v. i.]

A hiccough.

[Written also yox, and yux.] [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] "The excessive yex."

Holland.

 

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