[mee-zuh l]


singular of measles(def 3). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for measle

Historical Examples of measle

  • Fly only waked once in the night, and asked in a drowsy tone, "Have I got a measle?"

  • I drop my head on my breast, and it is like when I am little and the measle go in.

    The Skeleton On Round Island

    Mary Hartwell Catherwood

  • In the measle form the parasite may occur in any organ of the body, but is mostly found in the muscles and subcutaneous tissue.

  • In regard to the measle itself, I spoke of it as smaller than the common pork measle.


    T. Spencer Cobbold

  • We become the host or bearer of the measle by swallowing the fully-developed eggs of the Tnia solium.


    T. Spencer Cobbold