calenture

[ kal-uh n-cher, -choo r ]
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They presently catch fever, or a calenture, or a cramp, and so they die.

But who will judge a man's constitution by the symptoms of calenture?

A new world seemed to open before her longing gaze—a world, or a calenture, a mirage?

The evidence relative to yellow fever, or calenture, during this period in Virginia is contradictory.

Calenture, kal′en-tūr, n. a kind of fever or delirium occurring on board ship in hot climates.

The senses warred upon the wit; seized by calenture, one saw through radiant mists.

This day likewise, I had a stroke of the sun, which occasioned a burning fever or calenture.

In the rapture with which Keats sang of trees and fields, there is something of the nature of calenture.

Yellow fever and calenture broke out among the troops in camp around Santiago about the same time that they appeared in Siboney.

Calenture, or Cuban malarial fever, comes on rather suddenly with a chill of greater or less severity and a violent headache.

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