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1) ague. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...with malaria. 2. A chill or fit of shivering. Middle English, from Old French (fievre) ague, sharp (fever), from Medieval Latin (febris) acta, from Latin, feminine...

2) Ague (A cure for). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...(See HOMER.) 1...

3) Ague.cheek. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Sir Andrew Aguecheek, a straight-haired country squire, stupid even to silliness, self-conceited, living to eat, and wholly unacquainted with the world of fashion....

4) § 9. ague. 7. Pronunciation Challenges. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...This somewhat old-fashioned word is properly pronounced ( ´gy ), with two syllables. 1...

5) Homer a Cure for the Ague. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...if the fourth book of the Iliad was laid under the head of a patient suffering from quartan ague it would cure him at once. Ser nus Sammon cus, preceptor of Gordian...

6) Exies or Axes.. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Hysterics; ague fits; any paroxysm. 1 "Jenny Ritherout has taen the exies, and done naething but laugh and greet for twa days successively."-Sir W. Scott: The Antiquary,...

7) 52011. Shakespeare, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:52011 QUOTATION:They told me I was everything. 'Tis a lie, I am not ague-proof. ATTRIBUTION:William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Lear,...

8) Dr. Rez'io. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...or Pedro Rezio of Ague ro. The doctor of Barata ria, who forbade Sancho Panza to taste any of the meats set before him. Roasted partridge was forbidden by Hippoc...

9) 26500. Hahnemann, Samuel. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...a patient has a kind of St Vitus's dance; a kind of dropsy; a kind of nerve fever; a kind of ague. One would never say, however (to end once and for all the confusion...

10) Shorne (Sir John) or Master John Shorne. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...the devil into a boot. He was one of the uncanonised saints, and was prayed to in cases of ague. It seems that he was a devout man, and rector of North Marston, in...

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