Definition of Ague. Meaning of Ague. Synonyms of Ague

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Definition of Ague

Ague
Ague A"gue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Agued.] To strike with an ague, or with a cold fit. --Heywood.
Ague
Ague A"gue, n. [OE. agu, ague, OF. agu, F. aigu, sharp, OF. fem. ague, LL. (febris) acuta, a sharp, acute fever, fr. L. acutus sharp. See Acute.] 1. An acute fever. [Obs.] ``Brenning agues.' --P. Plowman. 2. (Med.) An intermittent fever, attended by alternate cold and hot fits. 3. The cold fit or rigor of the intermittent fever; as, fever and ague. 4. A chill, or state of shaking, as with cold. --Dryden. Ague cake, an enlargement of the spleen produced by ague. Ague drop, a solution of the arsenite of potassa used for ague. Ague fit, a fit of the ague. --Shak. Ague spell, a spell or charm against ague. --Gay. Ague tree, the sassafras, -- sometimes so called from the use of its root formerly, in cases of ague. [Obs.]

Meaning of Ague from wikipedia

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