- aguinaldo, emilio,
Origin of ague
Examples from the Web for agues
Talbors first chapter is a fluent account of how agues are produced by obstructions of the spleen.
In Scotland, also, agues became epidemic about the year 1780.
They die young, these people, whose meagre bodies are consumed by malaria and shaken by agues.Safar Nameh, Persian Pictures|Gertrude Bell
It has been recently proposed as a substitute for quinine in the cure of agues.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
There are also references to the agues of 1679 in the country, in the letters of Lady North.
Word Origin for ague
"malarial fever," c.1300, from Old French ague "an acute fever," from Medieval Latin (febris) acuta "sharp (fever)," fem. of acutus "sharp" (see acute).