water pox


noun Pathology.

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Origin of water pox

First recorded in 1815–25
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Example sentences from the Web for water pox

  • Then she fell out of the window, and broke her collar-bone; and when she was just over that, it was the water-pox.

    The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe|Amanda Minnie Douglas