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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Expectorate  \Ex*pec"to*rate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Expectorated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Expectorating}.]  [L. 
  expecrorare  to  drive  from  the  breast;  ex  out  +  pectus, 
  pectiris  breast.  See  {Pectoral}.] 
  To  eject  from  the  trachea  or  lungs;  to  discharge,  as  phlegm 
  or  other  matter,  by  coughing,  hawking,  and  spitting;  to  spit 
  forth. 




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