For completeness, one must also consider the large group of people—the hay-fever crowd—who are allergic to mold.
He would take bronchitis in the dog-days, and have hay-fever at Christmas.
In the twilight she had not noticed them, and they always bring her hay-fever.
Dr Aitkens definition of hay-fever seems to point to what is pretty generally accepted as its cause, viz.
This New Mexican air—there is none purer on the globe—is an enemy to hay-fever and malarial diseases.
I was trying the other night to prove to her that she'd got influenza coming on, or hay-fever, or something of the kind.
Cubebs is frequently used in the form of cigarettes for asthma, chronic pharyngitis and hay-fever.
I've heerd tell about t' hay-fever that bettermy bodies gets when t' hay-harvest's on.
Nothing, except a frown and a hay-fever, makes the face look so unlovely as a chin covered with short stubble.
Aggie, who has a tendency to hay-fever, was sneezing in the dust.
hay fever n.
An allergic condition affecting the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract and the eyes, usually characterized by nasal discharge, sneezing, and itchy, watery eyes and usually caused by an abnormal sensitivity to airborne pollen.
|hay fever |
An seasonal allergic condition characterized by a sensitivity to airborne pollen, resulting in nasal discharge, sneezing, and itchy, watery eyes. It occurs especially during late spring, late summer, and early fall and can be caused by the pollens of various plants, especially ragweed and certain trees and grasses.