a febrile epidemic disease that appeared in the 15th and 16th centuries: characterized by profuse sweating and frequently fatal in a few hours.
sweating sickness
the nontechnical name for miliary fever
an acute infectious febrile disease that was widespread in Europe during the late 15th century, characterized by profuse sweating
a disease of cattle, esp calves, prevalent in southern Africa. Transmitted by ticks, it is characterized by sweating, hair loss, and inflammation of the mouth and eyes


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