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wheeze in Illness & disability topic

wheezewheeze2 noun [countable]  1 MIBREATHEthe act or sound of wheezing2 British English old-fashionedPLAN a clever and amusing idea or plan3 American English an old joke that no one thinks is funny now
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wheezeHe reminded Harry, in his build, expression and asthmatic wheeze, of a bulldog peering ill-humouredly from his kennel.Juvenile has a shrill persistent wheeze.The wheeze was simple: to change their shape from square to round.We hope that woodworkers of all types will send in their wheezes, as readers are always asking for more tips.