noun (used with a singular verb)Pathology.
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The yaws is not a dangerous, although a very disgusting, disease.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
It forms in time a crust or scab, the reddish appearance of which is very characteristic of the yaws eruption.The Fijians|Basil Thomson
As a consequence, my yaws and fever grew more troublesome, and I was forced to go to bed.
By this time, our yaws and Jack's undiagnosed illness were so bad that we were anxiously waiting for the steamer.
“Yaws;” and Jim broke into a trot which he kept up until he reached his own porch.The Launch Boys' Adventures in Northern Waters|Edward S. Ellis