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measles
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Definition
an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children
  • No whooping-cough did rack his frame, Nor measles drear with spots; Not these impaired the sacred name Of Stephen Dowling Bots.
    Chapter 17 (82% in)
  • "Well, measles, and whooping-cough, and erysiplas, and consumption, and yaller janders, and brain-fever, and I don't know what all."
    Chapter 28 (71% in)

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