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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MANGE

Most likely it has the mange now, or some disease ye will all be catching.

Mange bowed in acknowledgment of this little tribute to himself.

Amid all the confusion and danger Mange's self-possession did not desert him.

Poor brute, she is a mass of mange and so skinny that her ribs stick out!

He had a little sore on his back that she soon found out was mange.

O, son of a mange, that I should have lived to have witnessed so obscene a spectacle.

Mange is caused by a minute insect which burrows into the skin and there multiplies.

Her fur was the darkest of browns, and had not a spot or taint of mange to disfigure it.

The main thing with mange is cleanliness and keeping everlastingly at it.

Few diseases are more easily propagated by contact than mange.

WORD ORIGIN

"skin disease of animals," early 15c., from Old French manjue "the itch," also "hunger, appetite; itching, longing," literally "the eating," verbal noun from a collateral form of Old French mangier "to eat" (Modern French manger) "to eat," from Late Latin manducare "to chew, eat," from manducus "glutton," from Latin mandere "to chew" (see mandible).

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.