Synonyms for pox
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POX
Mebbe the best thing I could do would be to take the pox and go under.
The pox only converts them, and that only when it kills them.
A pox o your throat, you bawling, blasphemous, incharitable dog!
I little thought, fool that I was, that he would get this pox.
Pox take the Tailors for making the Fobs so deep and narrow!
These words you may write, and let Joe, or Mr. Warburton, give them to him: a pox on him!
O, pox on your spelling of Latin, Johnsonibus atque, that is the way.
A pox on him, I have too many such customers on this side already.
And payed to a surgeon which heled him of the Frenche pox 20s.
What a pox can they think I am doing for the Archbishop here?
late 15c., spelling alteration of pockes, plural of pocke (see pock (n.)). Especially (after c.1500) of syphilis.