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scurvy
used in The Scarlet Letter

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a disease caused by vitamin C deficiency; symptoms include spots on the skin, spongy gums, and bleeding from all mucous membranes
  • No fear of scurvy or ship fever this voyage.
    Chapter 21 — The New England Holiday (93% in)

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