Definition of Measle

1. n. A leper.



2. n. A tapeworm larva. See 2d Measles, 4.

Definition of Measle

1. Noun. (obsolete) A leper. ¹

2. Noun. A tapeworm larva. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Measle

1. a tapeworm larva [n -S] : MEASLED [adj]

Medical Definition of Measle

1. A tapeworm larva. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Measle

meantone
meanwhile
meanwhiles
meanwhilst
meany
mear
meare
meares
mearing
mearstone
mease
meased
measelry
meases
measing
measle (current term)
measled
measles
measles convalescent serum
measles immune globulin
measles immunization
measles immunoglobulin
measles vaccine
measles virus
measles virus vaccine
measleslike
measlier
measliest
measling
measly

Literary usage of Measle

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1. The Peninsular Journal of Medicine and the Collateral Sciences edited by Alonzo Benjamin Palmer, Edmund Andrews, Zina Pitcher (1858)
"What is the nature and origin of measle in the pig ? 2. Are all pigs measly ? 3. Can pork be measly, and that condition be invisible to the naked eye ? 4. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"See measle, 1. Kruit hearers are often infected with the measles, ... Infected with measles or the measle, as an animal or its flesh, especially pork. ..."

3. Handbook of meat inspection by Robert Ostertag, Earley Vernon Wilcox (1907)
"earliest regulations concerning meat inspection, and ILe frequency of their occurrence led to the establishment of special sale booths, " measle banks " or ..."

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