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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A disease to which the boll of the cotton-plant is liable, manifesting itself at first by a slight discoloration resembling a spot of grease, and culminating in the rupture of the boll and the discharge of a putrid mass. It has been attributed to various causes.

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