Ague

Usually malaria but can be any feverish illness with fits of shivering
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ague

  1. a fit of shivering
  2. successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria
  3. a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

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Ague

• (n.) The cold fit or rigor of the intermittent fever; as, fever and ague. • (n.) An acute fever. • (n.) A chill, or state of shaking, as with cold. • (v. t.) To strike with an ague, or with a cold fit. • (n.) An intermittent fever, attended by alternate cold and hot fits.
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ague

(4) disease
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ague

1. An acute fever. 'Brenning agues.' ... 2. <medicine> An intermittent fever, attended by alternate cold and hot fits. ... 3. The cold fit or rigor of the intermittent fever; as, fever and ague. ... 4. A chill, or state of shaking, as with cold. Ague cake, an enlargement of the spleen produced by ague. Ague drop, a solution of the arsenite of...
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ague

noun successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria
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ague

noun a fit of shivering or shaking
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Ague

A'gue noun [ Middle English agu , ague , Old French agu , French aigu , sharp, Old French fem. ague , Late Latin (febris) acuta , a sharp, acute fever, from Latin acutus sharp. See Acute .] 1. An acute fever. [ Obsolete] 'Brenning ...
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Ague

A'gue transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Agued ] To strike with an ague, or with a cold fit. Heywood.
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ague

ague 1. A fever; such as, from malaria; which is marked by paroxysms of chills, fever, and sweating recurring at regular intervals. 2. A fit of shivering, a chill; therefore, ague can refer to both chills and fevers. Aigue entered English usage in the 14th century, having crossed the English channel from the Middle French aguë. The word shares t...
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Ague

Ague is another name for malaria.
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Ague

Ague: A fever (such as from malaria) that is marked by paroxysms of chills, fever, and sweating recurring regular intervals. Also a fit of shivering, a chill. Hence, ague can refer to both chills and fevers. Pronounced 'A-(')gyü with the accent solidly on the 'A', the word 'ague' is an example of how medical terminology changes with time. Not only...
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Ague

An intermittent fever, sometimes with chills, as in malaria.
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Ague

archaic or obsolete terms > Medical: Malarial type fever with successive, recurring stages of fever and chills.
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Ague

malarial infection characterised by paroxysms (stages of chills, fever, and sweating at regularly recurring times) and followed by an interval or intermission of varying duration. Popularly, the disease was known as 'fever and ague', 'chill fever', 'the shakes.' An intermittent fever, with cold fits succeeded by hot. Ague fit: the paroxysm of the a...
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Ague

Malarial or intermittent fever characterized by paroxysms (stages of chills, fever, and sweating at
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Ague

Malarial or intermittent fever characterized by paroxysms (stages of chills, fever, and sweating at regularly recurring times) and followed by an interval or intermission of varying duration. Popularly, the disease was known as "fever and ague," "chill fever," "the shakes," and by names expressive of the locality in which it was prevalent--such as,...
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Ague

Malarial or intermittent fever characterized by stages of chills, fever, and sweating at regularly recurring times and followed by an interval or intermission of varying duration. Also called fever and ague, chill fever, the shakes, and swamp fever.
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ague

Type: Term Pronunciation: ā′gū Definitions: 1. Malarial fever. 2. A chill.
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ague

[n] - successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria 2. [n] - a fit of shivering
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