Bubonic



of or relating to a bubo.
accompanied by or affected with buboes.
Contemporary Examples

Bubonic Plague Is Back (but It Never Really Left) Kent Sepkowitz November 26, 2014
David’s Bookclub: The Jews in Poland and Russia David Frum September 25, 2012
It’s Not Time to Worry About China’s Plague Just Yet Kent Sepkowitz July 22, 2014

Historical Examples

Plague Thomas Wright Jackson
The Paliser case Edgar Saltus
A Civic Biology George William Hunter
Where Half The World Is Waking Up Clarence Poe
The Unspeakable Perk Samuel Hopkins Adams
The Conquest Oscar Micheaux
The Paliser case Edgar Saltus

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