or chick·en pox
Origin of chickenpox
How to use chickenpox in a sentence
Wearing the right foot of a chicken was considered good luck.
While the chicken today might be the least exotic bird one can think of, it was once a gift that wowed kings.
The chicken, to this day, is valued for its medicinal properties.
In Rome, he writes, the chicken “predicted the outcome of battles.”
Lawler is more interested in the more fascinating story of how the chicken spread.
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
So Hettie put the chicken in a cage, with some wool to cover it, and fed it several times every day, till it came to know her.
Then there was the cholera that came in the night to the village by the bridge-works; and after the cholera smote the small-pox.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Lyn was no chicken-hearted weakling, to sit down and weep unavailingly in time of peril.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Not so much, either; 'cause a chicken will stir round an' scratch a livin' out the ground, sooner 'n starve.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
British Dictionary definitions for chickenpox
Medical definitions for chickenpox
Scientific definitions for chickenpox
Cultural definitions for chickenpox
A mild but highly contagious disease, caused by a virus and characterized by slight fever and the eruption of blisters on the skin. Chicken pox is classified as a disease of childhood, although it can occur in adults.