In 1872 he was promoted commander at what was an exceptionally early age, but he died on the 17th of December 1874 of brain fever.
My father says he doesn't know but what brain fever will come on.
Toward the end of her recital her thoughts grew confused and wandered into the ravings of a brain fever.
Some of the early ones, and I had brain fever for months afterward.
At last Deborah Samson was seized with a brain fever in Philadelphia.
"It's brain fever, the doctor says, Judd," said Smiles at once.
It's a pity that a convenient attack of brain fever can't carry me off, but I'm as strong as a horse.
I began to fear he had overworked himself into a brain fever.
brain fever's a fell disease invented by novelists—I never met it in all my experience.
As we walked he told how he had been suffering from brain fever.
brain fever n.
Inflammation of the brain or meninges.