Also called typhoid fever. an infectious, often fatal, febrile disease, usually of the summer months, characterized by intestinal inflammation and ulceration, caused by the , which is usually introduced with food or drink.
resembling ; typhous.
Where better to test cultures of anthrax, typhoid, plague and tularemia than on an island in a sea in the middle of the desert?
The Aral Sea’s Disappearing Act Anna Nemtsova October 3, 2014
Cholera and typhoid were rampant and overseers used pick handles to physically force miners into the shafts.
Turkey’s Tragedy and History’s Worst Mining Accidents Emily Shire May 13, 2014
Imagine clicking on the TV and catching a show called Cooking with typhoid Mary.
Among the True Believers John Avlon February 26, 2009
Cholera and typhoid fever are transmitted when I ingest contaminated food or drink.
The CDC Was Wrong About How to Stop Ebola Kent Sepkowitz September 30, 2014
In general, flies may be said to be the chief agency in the spread of typhoid in villages and camps.
Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley
The doctor pronounced it typhoid and he was with us for nine weeks.
The Harbor Ernest Poole
In the winter, or when typhoid fevers prevail, use Mercurius and Rhus tox.
An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art B. L. Hill
I was passing on my way to see a poor labourer with typhoid.
The Stark Munro Letters J. Stark Munro
A recent epidemic of typhoid in New York City was traced to a single typhoid carrier on a farm far from the city.
A Civic Biology George William Hunter
And did not he die of typhoid within two weeks of committing that foolishness?
The Golden Woman Ridgwell Cullum
short for typhoid fever
1800, literally “resembling typhus,” from typhus + suffix from Greek -oeides “like,” from eidos “form, shape” (see -oid). The noun is from 1861, a shortened form of typhoid fever (1845), so called because it was originally thought to be a variety of typhus. Typhoid Mary (1909) was Mary Mallon (d.1938), a typhoid carrier who worked as a cook and became notorious after it was learned she had unwittingly infected hundreds in U.S.
typhoid ty·phoid (tī’foid’)
Typhoid fever. adj. ty·phoi·dal (tī-foid’l)
Of, relating to, or resembling typhoid fever.
something that is foreshadowed by a type or symbol, as a New Testament event prefigured in the Old Testament. Historical Examples A vision of his antitype, the Cowes Philanderer, crossed me for a second. The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers The language of Daniel is prophetic, and Darius has in another an antitype. A […]
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opposed to trade or unionism.