ague ague

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a fit of shivering or shaking
  2. (n) successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria
  3. (n) a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

Usage(s):

  1. An attack of ague later forced him to vary the diet somewhat with flour-and-water biscuits.
  2. Another testing device described at the meeting was a vibrator which causes a battleship "to shiver like a man with the ague".

News

  • WJU to Join Golden State Athletic Conference

    ROCKLIN, Calif. - The Golden State Athletic Conference Board of Directors announced today that William Jessup University will become the league's ninth member beginning with the 2014-15 season.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Rocklin & Roseville Today

Quotes

  • "No candidate that I know of who is going to be honest with you, will tell you that he or she wants to have a primary," McCollum told us today. "Maybe people want to ague in the abstract it's wonderful to have primaries. But on the other...
    on Oct 13, 2009 By: Bill McCollum Source: Orlando Sentinel

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