used in The Iceman Cometh
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a bacterial infection typically contracted through a puncture wound with a dirty object; prevented by the DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) vaccine and by subsequent booster shots every 10 years
- (acidly) Any time you only take one sip of a drink, you'll have lockjaw and paralysis!
Act 1 (60% in)
- And here's hopin' he gets de lockjaw!
Act 2 (24% in)
There are no more uses of "tetanus" in The Iceman Cometh.