A Gentleman afflicted with lumbago was advised to bathe in the Serpentine in winter.
lumbago seems to make a body garrulous—but you'll forgive it.
To wriggle under a cavity in this stone and come out on the other side, is an infallible remedy for lumbago.
An' the rain were that bad, it give me lumbago all down my back, that did.
Rheumatism and lumbago cured by crawling under granitic masses in Cornwall.
I chuckled over your gaiety, but it gave me lumbago to try to be gay with you.
The doctor can't come, for he is down with lumbago in the back.
So when asked to strip and to state what my claim was based on I said lumbago.
An attack of lumbago may occur alone, or be associated with rheumatism in other parts of the body.
The senior Turkish doctor never glanced at my lumbago region at all.
1690s, from Late Latin lumbago "weakness of loins and lower back," from Latin lumbus "loin" (usually plural), from PIE *lendh- "loin" (cf. Old Church Slavonic ledvije (plural) "loins; soul," Russian ljadveja "loin;" Old English lendenu "loins," German Lende "loin," Lenden "loins").
lumbago lum·ba·go (lŭm-bā'gō)
A painful condition of the lower back, as one resulting from muscle strain or a slipped disk. Also called lumbar rheumatism.