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measles
used in David Copperfield

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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
  • She was a woman in the prime of life; of a severe countenance; and subject (particularly in the arms) to a sort of perpetual measles or fiery rash.
    Chapters 43-45 (23% in)
  • It seems but yesterday that I had the honour of attending you in the measles.
    Chapters 58-60 (62% in)

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