from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See potato-rot.
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Nations, pending the discharge of its more important functions, were to offer rewards for world-benefiting discoveries such as a prophylactic against potato-blight.
There was a caricature of him in "Punch," as the real potato-blight.
When the potato-blight came, they died by thousands.
The potato-blight was, at that time, assigned as the chief cause of the readiness to emigrate; for it damaged seriously the growth of a vegetable, from the sale of which, at the
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