Definition of Ague

1. Noun. A fit of shivering or shaking.

Generic synonyms: Illness, Malady, Sickness, Unwellness



2. Noun. Successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria.
Exact synonyms: Chills And Fever
Group relationships: Malaria
Generic synonyms: Symptom
Specialized synonyms: Quartan

3. Noun. A mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation.
Exact synonyms: Acute, Acute Accent
Generic synonyms: Accent, Accent Mark

Definition of Ague

1. n. An acute fever.

2. v. t. To strike with an ague, or with a cold fit.

Definition of Ague

1. Noun. (obsolete) An acute fever. ¹

2. Noun. (pathology) An intermittent fever, attended by alternate cold and hot fits. ¹

3. Noun. The cold fit or rigor of the intermittent fever; as, ''fever and ague.'' ¹

4. Noun. A chill, or state of shaking, as with cold. ¹

5. Noun. A former name for malaria. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To strike with an ague, or with a cold fit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ague

1. a malarial fever [n -S] : AGUELIKE, AGUISH [adj], AGUISHLY [adv]

Medical Definition of Ague

1. 1. An acute fever. "Brenning agues." 2. 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 potassa used for ague. Ague fit, a fit of the ague. Ague spell, a spell or charm against ague. Gay. Ague tree, the sassafras, sometimes so called from the use of its root formerly, in cases of ague. Origin: OE. Agu, ague, OF. Agu, F. Aigu, sharp, OF. Fem. Ague, LL. (febris) acuta, a sharp, acute fever, fr. L. Acutus sharp. See Acute. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ague

agryzed
agryzes
agryzing
agrèmens
ags
agua
agua de jamaica
agua de jamaicas
agua fresca
agua frescas
agua toad
aguacate
aguacates
aguardiente
aguardientes
ague (current term)
ague root
ague weed
agued
aguelike
agues
agueweed
agueweeds
aguilarite
aguilla
aguillas
aguinaldo
aguinaldos
aguing

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