prison fever


Words Nearby prison fever Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use prison fever in a sentence

  • The principal physical disabilities are prison fever, colds, pneumonia, lung diseases and rheumatism.

    The Twin Hells | John N. Reynolds
  • The next day this poor convict was taken with the prison fever, and in one short week he was a corpse.

    The Twin Hells | John N. Reynolds
  • Ten were sent to Newgate, where nine died miserably of prison fever and filth; the tenth survivor was executed.

  • “This cursed prison fever is eating me up;” and with that I turned my back on him.

    A Daughter of Raasay | William MacLeod Raine
  • But this one gleam of light was speedily quenched, for Onesiphorus caught the prison fever, and died at Rome.

    Darkness and Dawn | Frederic W. Farrar