Google Books Ngram Viewer

Graph these comma-separated phrases:
case-insensitive
between and from the corpus with smoothing of .  
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1600 - 1681 1682 1683 - 1783 1784 - 1855 1856 - 1952 hiccup English
1600 - 1771 1772 - 1783 1784 - 1859 1860 - 1931 1932 - 2000 hiccough English

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