from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Sunstroke.
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He was "inducted" on the 24th of April, 1649, and there some four weeks later he died, suddenly it would seem, from heat-apoplexy brought on by his exertions during a pilgrimage.
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery
He brewed himself scalding hot tea, which is an excellent remedy against heat-apoplexy if you take three or four cups of it in time.
It is not good to sleep on a low pillow in the hot weather if you happen to be of thick-necked build, for you may pass with lively snores and gugglings from natural sleep into the deep slumber of heat-apoplexy.
'Do I look as if I were going to have heat-apoplexy?'
The Kipling Reader Selections from the Books of Rudyard Kipling
A Sergeant's wife died of heat-apoplexy in the night, and the rumour ran abroad that it was cholera.
"Do I look as if I were going to have heat-apoplexy?"
'As far as I can make out, he died from -- oh, anything; stoppage of the heart's action, heat-apoplexy, or some other visitation,' said Spurstow to his companions.
In the hot weather he dangled on the brink of heat-apoplexy; but it never quite killed him.
And now, let me think! some of them in the Circular Road Cemetery -- cholera, fever, heat-apoplexy; some of them under the Christian daisies of
"heat-apoplexy," but one would have thought that Russians and
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