I thought you said it was hay-fever, remarked Willard innocently.
Dr Aitkens definition of hay-fever seems to point to what is pretty generally accepted as its cause, viz.
He would take bronchitis in the dog-days, and have hay-fever at Christmas.
“You look just as though you had hay-fever, Nan,” Bess grumbled.
Aggie, who has a tendency to hay-fever, was sneezing in the dust.