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Definitionan 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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