The white plague was one of the enemies which Mrs. Kildare fought untiringly and unceasingly in her domain.
It was due to their initiative that the white plague was stamped out from the world.
So we have the "white plague" of tuberculosis, and so we have innumerable minor plagues of coughs and colds and sore throats.
How much longer will this outrage on the unfortunate victims of the white plague be tolerated?
It was the scar of the white plague, the sign-manual of death.
Some weeks afterwards, I was investigating the case of a tailor who was taken to the hospital suffering from the white plague.
On her frail beauty was stamped the sign of the white plague.
In the wagon, on the front seat, was a woman so thin and pale Jerry knew she must be almost dead with the white plague.
The white plague is the only disease the Indian fears or calls sickness.
A middle-aged man, whose gauntness suggested that he had come there to be cured of the “white plague,” smiled affably.
white plague n.
Tuberculosis, especially of the lungs.