Thesaurus / lockjaw
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Every sharp point was covered with rust and threatened lockjaw.
THE BLOT ON THE KAISER'S 'SCUTCHEONNEWELL DWIGHT HILLIS
Loeffler did the same thing, in the same year for diphtheria, and Nicolaier for lockjaw; while Kuno produced antipyrene.
INVENTIONBRADLEY A. FISKE
Uncle Dan'l was a favorite, too-kind-hearted and dependable, while his occasional lockjaw gave him an unusual distinction.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Captain Hardy stuck a nail in his foot the 6th of July of the next year, and died of the lockjaw on the 15th.
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Then the patient complained of a chill, and it was soon discovered that lockjaw had set in.
A HISTORY OF THE CITY OF BROOKLYN AND KINGS COUNTY VOLUME IISTEPHEN M. OSTRANDER
By this time my teeth were clenched as if in the throes of lockjaw.
THE FIREFLY OF FRANCEMARION POLK ANGELLOTTI
Here also have been established the principles of inoculation against bubonic plague, lockjaw, and other germ diseases.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
At breakfast, we received the cheerful news that Mr. Lang's horse had the lockjaw and showed signs of dying.
IN INDIAN MEXICO (1908)FREDERICK STARR
We rarely get lockjaw from an ordinary cut with a sharp knife, because such a wound bleeds freely and washes itself out.
NATURAL WONDERSEDWIN TENNEY BREWSTER
It opens its mouth as wide as possible, and for as long a time as one stands before it, as if it suffered from lockjaw.