In 1872 he was promoted commander at what was an exceptionally early age, but he died on the 17th of December 1874 of brain fever.
As we walked he told how he had been suffering from brain fever.
Toward the end of her recital her thoughts grew confused and wandered into the ravings of a brain fever.
He has had brain fever since, and, as you say, I am more like what you were then than you yourself are now.
At last Deborah Samson was seized with a brain fever in Philadelphia.
My father says he doesn't know but what brain fever will come on.
It's a pity that a convenient attack of brain fever can't carry me off, but I'm as strong as a horse.
Some of the early ones, and I had brain fever for months afterward.
brain fever's a fell disease invented by novelists—I never met it in all my experience.
"It's brain fever, the doctor says, Judd," said Smiles at once.
brain fever n.
Inflammation of the brain or meninges.