2. Noun. A small, bright red-coloured and possibly poisonous russula or brittlegill, ''Russula emetica''. ¹
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Definition of Sickener
1. one that sickens [n -S] - See also: sickens
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Literary usage of Sickener
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1. Thesaurus of English words and phrases by Peter Mark Roget, Samuel Romilly Roget (1879)
"... mortification, sickener ; bore, bother, pother, hot water, sea of troubles, hornet's nest, plague, pest. cancer, ulcer, sting, thorn ; canker &c. ..."
2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1845)
"I gave one of them a sickener, and could have easily managed the other, but he gave the alarm, and then lots of others sprang up, and lights and soldiers ..."