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rose cold

noun, Pathology.
Origin of rose cold
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
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  • At about the age of sixteen I developed a rose-cold that began in June and extended into September.

    The Treatment of Hay Fever George Frederick Laidlaw
  • For many years the fluid extract of rosin-weed has been known in my family as a remedy for rose-cold and hay fever.

    The Treatment of Hay Fever George Frederick Laidlaw

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