Definition of Plague spot

1. Noun. A spot on the skin characteristic of the plague.

Generic synonyms: Macula, Macule



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plague Spot

plagioseres
plagiostomatous
plagiostome
plagiostomes
plagiostomi
plagiostomous
plagiotremata
plagiotropic
plagium
plagiums
plagose
plague
plague bacillus
plague pneumonia
plague septicaemia
plague spot (current term)
plague vaccine
plagued
plagueful
plagueless
plaguelike
plaguer
plaguers
plagues
plaguesome
plaguey
plaguier
plaguiest
plaguily
plaguing

Literary usage of Plague spot

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1907)
"CHINATOWN AND THE CURSE THAT MAKES IT A PLAGUE-SPOT IN THE NATION. BY ELINOR H. STOT. PREVIOUS to the 18th of April (1906) the number of Chinese living in ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1911)
"The friend wanted to do likewise with "The plague spot. ... "The boom and resounding of The plague spot' would have been deafening and im- PENRHYN W. ..."

3. Life's Enthusiasms by David Starr Jordan (1906)
""But none beheld with clearer eye The plague spot o'er her spreading, Nor heard more sure the steps of doom Along her future treading. ..."

4. The American Chemist by Charles Frederick Chandler (1873)
"The slaughter houses of large towns and cities become a plague spot, and a continual war is kept up between their owners and the community at large ; a war ..."

5. The Story of Two Wars: An Illustrated History of Our War with Spain and Our by Henry Benajah Russell, Redfield Proctor (1899)
"... Reasons for Concentrating—A Death Warrant to Thousands of the Innocent and Helpless—Driven from Burning Homes—Huddled in Swamps — A plague spot on Earth ..."

6. Hamilton's Campaign with Moore and Wellington During the Peninsular War by Anthony Hamilton (1847)
"... light burns again on each desolate heart, And the demon of drunkenness is vanquished forever, Whose breath, like a plague spot has darkened the earth. ..."

7. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1907)
"CHINATOWN AND THE CURSE THAT MAKES IT A PLAGUE-SPOT IN THE NATION. BY ELINOR H. STOT. PREVIOUS to the 18th of April (1906) the number of Chinese living in ..."

8. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1911)
"The friend wanted to do likewise with "The plague spot. ... "The boom and resounding of The plague spot' would have been deafening and im- PENRHYN W. ..."

9. Life's Enthusiasms by David Starr Jordan (1906)
""But none beheld with clearer eye The plague spot o'er her spreading, Nor heard more sure the steps of doom Along her future treading. ..."

10. The American Chemist by Charles Frederick Chandler (1873)
"The slaughter houses of large towns and cities become a plague spot, and a continual war is kept up between their owners and the community at large ; a war ..."

11. The Story of Two Wars: An Illustrated History of Our War with Spain and Our by Henry Benajah Russell, Redfield Proctor (1899)
"... Reasons for Concentrating—A Death Warrant to Thousands of the Innocent and Helpless—Driven from Burning Homes—Huddled in Swamps — A plague spot on Earth ..."

12. Hamilton's Campaign with Moore and Wellington During the Peninsular War by Anthony Hamilton (1847)
"... light burns again on each desolate heart, And the demon of drunkenness is vanquished forever, Whose breath, like a plague spot has darkened the earth. ..."

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