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 for Stomach staggers
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stagger \Stag"ger\, n.
     1. An unsteady movement of the body in walking or standing,
        as if one were about to fall; a reeling motion; vertigo;
        -- often in the plural; as, the stagger of a drunken man.
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     2. pl. (Far.) A disease of horses and other animals, attended
        by reeling, unsteady gait or sudden falling; as, parasitic
        staggers; apopletic or sleepy staggers.
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     3. pl. Bewilderment; perplexity. [R.] --Shak.
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     Stomach staggers (Far.), distention of the stomach with
        food or gas, resulting in indigestion, frequently in
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