nettle rash


nounPathology.
  1. urticaria resulting from contact with various plants causing local irritation.

Origin of nettle rash

1
First recorded in 1730–40

Words Nearby nettle rash

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How to use nettle rash in a sentence

  • He was ill all night with nettle-rash in his throat, and nearly choked, poor little boy.

    Happy House | Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg
  • Nettle-rash begins with mild sensitive fever, which is sometimes scarcely perceptible.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II | Erasmus Darwin
  • It is not the first time I've made a rash remark: nettle-rash this turned out!

    Folly as It Flies | Fanny Fern
  • In any case its only evil effect may be an attack of nettle-rash or hives.

  • Among the insane, it has also been noticed that its use has been followed by nettle-rash and petechiæ (Reimer and others).

    Poisons: Their Effects and Detection | Alexander Wynter Blyth

British Dictionary definitions for nettle rash

nettle rash

noun
  1. a nontechnical name for urticaria

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