Origin of calenture
Examples from the Web for calenture
Calenture, kal′en-tūr, n. a kind of fever or delirium occurring on board ship in hot climates.
But who will judge a man's constitution by the symptoms of calenture?St George's Cross|H. G. Keene
They presently catch fever, or a calenture, or a cramp, and so they die.For Faith and Freedom|Walter Besant
Calenture, or Cuban malarial fever, comes on rather suddenly with a chill of greater or less severity and a violent headache.
Yellow fever and calenture broke out among the troops in camp around Santiago about the same time that they appeared in Siboney.