The brain-fever bird or hawk cuckoo (Hierococcyx varius) is facile princeps.
Do you wish me to go into brain-fever before your eyes, just from worry?
The common cuckoo of the hills is the hawk-cuckoo (Hierococcyx varius) or brain-fever bird.
I mean to get my remove at Christmas, if I get brain-fever over it.
After her death he could not sleep at all, and brain-fever soon set in.
His daughter, a girl of seventeen, had died suddenly of brain-fever.
The brain-fever bird (Hierococcyx varius)—most vociferous of the cuculine tribe—seems to require no sleep.
I meant to have a brain-fever and die, and I feel better every minute.
Hardly had we taken the boy to us than he got the brain-fever, and for weeks lay on the brink of the grave.
It ended in brain-fever and other complications—a long and tedious illness.
brain fever n.
Inflammation of the brain or meninges.