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Origin of scorbutic
OTHER WORDS FROM scorbuticscor·bu·ti·cal·ly, adverbpost·scor·bu·tic, adjective
Words nearby scorbutic
Example sentences from the Web for scorbutic
The winter was exceptionally severe, which was supposed to have intensified the scorbutic condition.
A scorbutic epidemic was already fast emptying the dungeons.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
In perusing the literature but one study has been noted on the effect of a scorbutic diet on the fœtus.
The scenery did not suggest wildness to his alien eyes so much as it affected him with a vague sense of scorbutic impoverishment.The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories|Bret Harte
When it entered the destitute regions of North Carolina and Virginia it became affected with scorbutic diseases.Woman's Work in the Civil War|Linus Pierpont Brockett