Ague

Definition of Ague

A´gue
n.1.An acute fever.
2.(Med.) An intermittent fever, attended by alternate cold and hot fits.
3.The cold fit or rigor of the intermittent fever; as, fever and ague.
4.A chill, or state of shaking, as with cold.
Ague cake
an enlargement of the spleen produced by ague.
Ague drop
a solution of the arsenite of potassa used for ague.
Ague fit
a fit of the ague.
Ague spell
a spell or charm against ague.
- Shak.
Ague tree
the sassafras, - sometimes so called from the use of its root formerly, in cases of ague.
- Gay.
v. t.1.To strike with an ague, or with a cold fit.
[imp. & p. p. Agued ( ).]

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