Choler

Chol"er

(?), n. [OE. coler, F. colre anger, L. cholera a bilious complaint, fr. Gr. cholera, fr. , , bile. See Gall, and cf. Cholera.] 1. The bile; -- formerly supposed to be the seat and cause of irascibility. [Obs.]
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His [Richard Hooker's] complexion . . . was sanguine, with a mixture of choler; and yet his motion was slow.
I. Warton.
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2. Irritation of the passions; anger; wrath.
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He is rash and very sudden in choler.
Shak.
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