- vet science an infectious disease of sheep and sometimes goats and cattle, characterized by scabby pustular lesions on the muzzle and lips; caused by a paramyxovirusTechnical name: contagious pustular dermatitis Also called: (Austral) scabby mouth
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I was enthreated to exchange, an' my Commandin' Orf'cer pled wid me.Soldiers Three, Part II.
She'd have give me the skin orf her back if she could 'ave took it orf.The Lowest Rung
Naturally I got to make 'em talk and tootle a bit to show 'em orf.The War in the Air
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"Well, it's made 'is fortune, an' 'e got orf," replied Bindle.
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