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dumb ague

noun, Pathology
1.
an irregular form of intermittent malarial fever, lacking the usual chill.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90
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dumb ague

noun
1.
an irregular form of malarial fever (ague) lacking the typically symptomatic chill
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