Definition of Morphew

1. n. A scurfy eruption.

2. v. t. To cover with a morphew.

Definition of Morphew

1. Noun. a blemish or mark on the skin ¹

2. Noun. blisters caused by scurvy ¹

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Definition of Morphew

1. a skin eruption [n -S]

Medical Definition of Morphew

1. A scurfy eruption. Origin: F. Morphee, LL. Morphea; cf. It. Morfea. To cover with a morphew. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morphew

morphea acroterica
morphea alba
morphea guttata
morphea herpetiformis
morphea linearis
morphea pigmentosa
morphew (current term)
morphic unit
morphine 6-dehydrogenase
morphine alkaloid
morphine dependence
morphine derivatives

Literary usage of Morphew

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1. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1906)
"Brooker was surety for morphew, the other maker of the note. morphew became bankrupt in 1846, and the plaintiffs claimed a balance of ..."

2. The Tatler by Joseph Addison, Alexander Chalmers, Richard Steele (1822)
"If therefore he should escape to Covent-garden again, all persons are desired to lay hold of him, and deliver him to Mr. morphew, my overseer. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench: And by Graham Willmore, Great Britain Court of Queen's Bench, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Great Britain Bail Court (1839)
"morphew. ПЧ a rule, calling on the plaint iff, who sued in forma pauper is, to shew Under the rule muse why he should not pay the costs of the day for not ..."

4. A Digest of the Law of Libel and Slander: With the Evidence, Procedure, and by William Blake Odgers, Melville Madison Bigelow (1881)
"... vel morphew, Sid. 327 ; 2 Keble, 202. [According to the report in Keble, an objection was taken in this case on behalf of the defendant, that it was not ..."

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