Origin of scrofulous
Examples from the Web for scrofulous
It's simply a little nasty, scrofulous imp, with a cold in his head, one of the unsuccessful ones.The Possessed|Fyodor Dostoevsky
A scrofulous mother should refrain from suckling her offspring, and procure a wet-nurse for that purpose.
We have heretofore purposely avoided any mention of tubercle or tuberculosis as a part of the scrofulous process.
Voltaire came to the sweeping conclusion that one half of the nation was scrofulous, and the other moiety insane.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
A teaspoonful two or three times a day in scrofulous and cutaneous affections.