Origin of murrain
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How to use murrain in a sentence
We are told that a murrain appeared among the cattle, without any preliminary step.
It is said by Whewell, that the murrain is supposed to have fallen only on the animals which were in the open pasture.
Virgil in the third Georgic speaks of a murrain among cattle.
When ye saw me here, so strangely seated, where I have neither right nor interest, what a murrain!The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 8 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
A murrain of cattle followed, and the poor were dying of hunger and pestilence.The History of England|T.F. Tout