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prison fever

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noun
  1. typhus.
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Historical Examples

  • But after a time his daughters fell ill of prison-fever, and soon their mother was sick also.

    Lafayette, We Come!

    Rupert S. Holland


prison fever in Medicine

prison fever

(prĭzən)
n.
  1. typhus