The continuous diet of salt meat brought an epidemic of bloody flux on the army; some died, many were sick.
The Blood-root (Tormentilla), which derives its name from the red colour of its roots, was adopted as a cure for the bloody flux.
The following autumn he intended to make a pilgrimage to Rome, but he died in England of a bloody flux.
Such was the state of Ireland in 1741, when bloody flux and malignant fever came to finish what the Famine had left undone.
I am just recovering from a weeks sickness—fever and bloody flux—and I dont believe I weigh ninety pounds.
It cannot be digested; therefore it causeth the belly to swell, and a kind of bloody flux.
One spit blood, and another was afflicted with a bloody flux; yet Jerome Carcoen could still bring in fuel to keep up the fires.
He was cut off by water in the head; but the disorder that carried off almost all the rest was the bloody flux, or dysentery.
"bloody flux" is a flow of blood with other fluids from the mucous membrane of the bowels.
And I never did see the like of bloody flux among the children, and the scarlet fever too.