noun Veterinary Pathology.
Origin of mange
Examples from the Web for mange
One ounce of the powder, infused in boiling vinegar, is a valuable application for rot and mange.The American Reformed Cattle Doctor|George Dadd
The fourth kind of mange is where the hair falls suddenly off in circular patches.The Dog|Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
They teach them all sorts of ambles and mange tricks, one of the latter consisting in the horse pirouetting upon his hind legs.
Bulls are particularly liable to be affected with this form of mange.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
Most persons are desirous to ride well, though not in a mange style.The Lady and Her Horse|T. A. Jenkins
British Dictionary definitions for mange
Word Origin for mange
Word Origin and History for mange
"skin disease of animals," early 15c., from Old French manjue "the itch," also "hunger, appetite; itching, longing," literally "the eating," verbal noun from a collateral form of Old French mangier "to eat" (Modern French manger) "to eat," from Late Latin manducare "to chew, eat," from manducus "glutton," from Latin mandere "to chew" (see mandible).