Definition of Scurvies

1. Noun. (plural of scurvy) ¹



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Definition of Scurvies

1. scurvy [n] - See also: scurvy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scurvies

scurriers
scurries
scurril
scurrile
scurrilities
scurrility
scurrilous
scurrilously
scurrilousness
scurring
scurrit
scurry
scurrying
scurs
scurvier
scurvies (current term)
scurviest
scurvily
scurviness
scurvinesses
scurvy
scurvy rickets
scuse
scused
scuses
scusing
scut monkey

Literary usage of Scurvies

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1. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1811)
"Dr. Willis prescribes mum in several chronical distempers, as scurvies, dropsies, and some sort of consumptions. The Germans, especially the inhabitants of ..."

2. London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"It is particularly celebrated in scurvies, being the principal herb employed in ... It has frequently been of service in some kinds of scurvies, and other ..."

3. Pharmacopoeia Radcliffeana: Or, Dr. Radcliffe's Prescriptions, Faithfully by John Radcliffe (1716)
"... we muft evacuate downwards. la scurvies, whatever Salt reigns, ... leave fewer Particles behind to be alter'di and tho* it be common in scurvies, ..."

4. Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Preventive Medicine by G. Koehler, Bernard Fantus, William Augustus Evans (1921)
"Milder scurvies, masked scurvies, mental depression, irritability, pallor and bleeding gums due to mild scurvy can develop in less time. ..."

5. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1912)
"... and the use of it in general very beneficial in scurvies and Dropsies"; and that "for Rheums in the Eyes and the Head a leaf of Tobacco put into the ..."

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