blister rust is like having the flu; the pine beetle is like fast acting leukemia.
Briefly, blister rust is an Asian fungus introduced from Europe to America around 1900.
I ended up developing a blister on one of my vocal cords, so that kinda sucked.
You would like to have had my poor little face one blister with the glare of sun and sea.
They made a blister upon my spirit as well as upon my hands.
She c'd say things that 'd jes' raise a blister like pizen ivy.
After this, the young doctor applied a blister, and awaited the result.
Miss Elting removed the girl's shoe from that foot and treated the blister.
blister inquired for the names of the principals and introduced the witnesses to them.
When leeches did not abate a stitch in the side, he had recourse to a blister, whose action affected the kidneys.
c.1300, perhaps via Old French blestre "blister, lump, bump," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse blastr "a blowing," dative blæstri "swelling"), or from Middle Dutch blyster "swelling;" perhaps from PIE *bhlei- "to blow, swell," extension of root *bhel- (2) "to blow, inflate, swell;" see bole.
"to become covered in blisters," late 15c.; "to raise blisters on," 1540s, from blister (n.). Related: Blistered; blistering.
blister blis·ter (blĭs'tər)
A local swelling of the skin that contains watery fluid and is caused by burning, infection, or irritation.