What does the word cough mean?

Usage examples for cough

  1. Jenny Denham saw a real human expression of anxiety cross the features of the earl at the sound of the cough. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. I've been at this business long enough to know a real cough. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  3. It was a short, sharp cough. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus