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.
By which means when we first used those parts we used often to be Sick of violent Favors and agues, when we came home.
An Historical Relation Of The Island Ceylon In The East Indies Robert Knox
agues, according to arrangement, left him alone with his aunt.
The Longest Journey E. M. Forster
Wherever I have afforded my salutary presence, fevers have ceased to burn and agues to shake the human fabric.
Library Notes A. P. Russell
Whereby they thinke through all that yeare from agues to be free.
Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I. Sir James George Frazer
I am well in health, as I have generally been, with the exception of two agues, both of which I quickly got over.
Life of Lord Byron, Vol. I. (of VI.) Thomas Moore
But when within the inclosed woods our agues are of a very mild form, soon extinguished by a timely dose of quinine.
In Darkest Africa, Vol. 2; or, The quest, rescue and retreat of Emin, governor of Equatoria Henry Morton Stanley
In the more inland counties the agues were often attended with peculiarities extraordinary and alarming.
A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2) Charles Creighton
The air is soft, but rather moist from the effluvia of so many trees; yet perfectly healthy and free from agues.
The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1 Gilbert White
A damp air disposes the body to agues, intermitting fevers, and dropsies, and should be studiously avoided.
The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton
And he would drain Menham marsh, and then the Menham people would not have agues and goitres.
Notwithstanding Mary Cholmondeley
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.”
Emilio [e-mee-lyaw] /ɛˈmi lyɔ/ (Show IPA), 1869–1964, Filipino leader during the Spanish-American war: opposed to U.S. occupation. Historical Examples He went at once to see Aguinaldo and informed him that the United States consul-general was anxious to see him. The Philippines: Past and Present (Volume 1 of 2) Dean Conant Worcester The dapper little officer […]
producing, resembling, or resulting from ague. easily affected by or subject to fits of ague. shaking; quivering. Historical Examples Moreover, when rebuilt, no one would have rented them, so aguish and unhealthy was the spot. An Old English Home S. Baring-Gould Morse had lived before in aguish districts, and had no fear. Selected Stories Bret […]
Cape, the southernmost point of Africa. Historical Examples One of these lonely towers stands more than eight hundred feet above the sea-level, and warns ships off the terrible Agulhas Bank. Lippincott’s Magazine, Vol. XVII, No. 99, March, 1876 Various Here it strikes the Agulhas current at right angles, and hence possibly the deflection of a […]
- Agulhas current
a warm ocean current flowing S along the SE coast of Africa.