Pathology. a malarial fever characterized by regularly returning paroxysms, marked by successive cold, hot, and sweating fits.
a fit of fever or shivering or shaking chills, accompanied by malaise, pains in the bones and joints, etc.; chill.
I could quarrel with the climate, but surely, if it is subject to the ague, there is a fever fit as well as a cold one.
Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution John Adams
“Yes, and catch their deaths of fever and ague,” said Mrs. Bartlett.
In the Midst of Alarms Robert Barr
Instead, however, the curtains only grew more and more agitated, shaking violently as if they had the ague.
Haunted Places in England Elliot O’Donnell
Fortunately for me, there were two cases of fever and ague in the ship.
Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
The following day, and many days, he lay very ill with fever and ague, and hardly knew what he was doing.
Young Folks Treasury, Volume 3 (of 12) Various
The climate is tropical, and malaria, with its fever and ague, is prevalent.
The Last Voyage Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
As he raised it all present, including ague, bowed and bent the knee.
Serapis, Complete Georg Ebers
Moreover, her father had had a touch of ague, and was coming home that very night.
Chatterbox, 1905. Various
I have been ill for three weeks with pains in the back, and fever and ague everywhere.
An Englishman in Paris Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
At the utterance of this name, the youth shook as with ague.
Campfire Girls at Twin Lakes Stella M. Francis
a fever with successive stages of fever and chills esp when caused by malaria
a fit of shivering
“malarial fever,” c.1300, from Old French ague “an acute fever,” from Medieval Latin (febris) acuta “sharp (fever),” fem. of acutus “sharp” (see acute).
ague a·gue (ā’gyōō)
A febrile condition, especially associated with malaria, characterized by alternating periods of chills, fever, and sweating.
A chill or fit of shivering.
the translation in Lev. 26:16 (R.V., “fever”) of the Hebrew word kaddah’ath, meaning “kindling”, i.e., an inflammatory or burning fever. In Deut. 28:22 the word is rendered “fever.”
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Pathology. a malarial fever characterized by regularly returning paroxysms, marked by successive cold, hot, and sweating fits. a fit of fever or shivering or shaking chills, accompanied by malaise, pains in the bones and joints, etc.; chill. Historical Examples By which means when we first used those parts we used often to be Sick of […]
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