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 for breast pang
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  angina \an*gi"na\ ([a^]n*j[imac]"n[.a] or [a^]n"j[i^]*n[.a]), n.
     [L., fr. angere to strangle, to choke. See anger, n.]
     1. (Med.) Any inflammatory affection of the throat, as the
        quinsy, malignant sore throat, croup, etc., especially
        such as tends to produce suffocation, choking, or
        shortness of breath. [Obs.]
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     2. (Med.) Any spasmodic severe suffocative pain.
     3. (Med.) Angina pectoris.
     Angina pectoris ([a^]n*j[imac]"n[.a] p[e^]k"t[-o]*r[i^]s),
        Chest pain caused by myocardial ischemia precipitated by
        exertion and relieved by rest. It is so called because the
        pain is accompanied by a sense of suffocating contraction
        or tightening of the lower part of the chest; -- called
        also breast pang, spasm of the chest.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Breast \Breast\ (br[e^]st), n. [OE. brest, breost, As.
     bre['o]st; akin to Icel. brj[=o]st, Sw. br["o]st, Dan. bryst,
     Goth. brusts, OS. briost, D. borst, G. brust.]
     1. The fore part of the body, between the neck and the belly;
        the chest; as, the breast of a man or of a horse.
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     2. Either one of the protuberant glands, situated on the
        front of the chest or thorax in the female of man and of
        some other mammalia, in which milk is secreted for the
        nourishment of the young; a mamma; a teat.
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              My brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother.
                                                    --Cant. viii.
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     3. Anything resembling the human breast, or bosom; the front
        or forward part of anything; as, a chimney breast; a plow
        breast; the breast of a hill.
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              Mountains on whose barren breast
              The laboring clouds do often rest.    --Milton.
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     4. (Mining)
        (a) The face of a coal working.
        (b) The front of a furnace.
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     5. The seat of consciousness; the repository of thought and
        self-consciousness, or of secrets; the seat of the
        affections and passions; the heart.
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              He has a loyal breast.                --Shak.
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     6. The power of singing; a musical voice; -- so called,
        probably, from the connection of the voice with the lungs,
        which lie within the breast. [Obs.]
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              By my troth, the fool has an excellent breast.
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     Breast drill, a portable drilling machine, provided with a
        breastplate, for forcing the drill against the work.
     Breast pang. See Angina pectoris, under Angina.
     To make a clean breast, to disclose the secrets which weigh
        upon one; to make full confession.
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