deprivation of all food and water as a punishment, often leading to death.
an acute, usually fatal disease of sheep caused by general intoxication from Clostridium novyi, an anaerobic organism that multiplies in parts of the liver damaged by the common liver fluke. noun (vet science) an infectious necrotic hepatitis in sheep and occasionally cattle caused by to toxins produced by infection with species of Clostridial. Secondary to […]
noun a conventional black vinyl gramophone record as opposed to a compact disc Historical Examples The Fighting Shepherdess Caroline Lockhart The Nigger Of The “Narcissus” Joseph Conrad Tono Bungay H. G. Wells Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison The Black Star Passes John W Campbell The Boy’s Playbook of Science John Henry Pepper Tales of […]
melancholy; despondency; the blues: The black dog is over him. noun (informal) depression or melancholy noun
black dog, the