jaundice

[ jawn-dis, jahn- ]SEE DEFINITION OF jaundice

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Any one of them would give me the jaundice in a week, if it were hung in our drawing-room.'

Let it not be supposed that I make this statement in jaundice or malice.

You were all licked there, or you died of the ague, or jaundice?

He has an attack of the jaundice, and will, I think, start home to-morrow.

They also suffer from internal chills, liver, and very often jaundice.

This sort of jaundice is very common and is in no wise evidence107 of disease.

A decidedly yellow stain on the diaper occurs when there is jaundice.

Jaundice and ascites, the consequences of great intemperance.

Jaundice, dropsy, and great hardness in the region of the liver.

A hard drinker; afflicted with asthma, jaundice, and dropsy.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, jaunis, from Old French jaunice, earlier jalnice, "yellowness" (12c.), from jaune "yellow," from Latin galbinus "greenish yellow," probably from PIE *ghel- "yellow, green" (see Chloe).

With intrusive -d- (cf. gender, astound, thunder). Figurative meaning "feeling in which views are colored or distorted" first recorded 1620s, from yellow's association with bitterness and envy (see yellow). As a verb, from 1791, but usually in figurative use. Related: Jaundiced.

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