Chol"er (?), n. [OE. coler, F. colere anger, L. cholera a bilious complaint, fr. Gr. cholera, fr. , , bile. See Gall, and cf. Cholera.]
The bile; -- formerly supposed to be the seat and cause of irascibility.
His [Richard Hooker's] complexion . . . was sanguine, with a mixture of choler; and yet his motion was slow.
Irritation of the passions; anger; wrath.
He is rash and very sudden in choler.
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