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Saint Anthony's fire

Definitions

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  • noun Any of several inflammatory conditions of the skin, including erysipelas, herpes zoster, and ergotism.

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  • noun any of several inflammatory or gangrenous skin conditions

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From the belief that Saint Anthony's intercession could cure it.]

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  • I can't believe it hasn't been listed yet.

    January 10, 2013

  • saint anthony's fire listed twice, years ago.

    January 10, 2013

  • Perhaps Tony and Elmo could get together and roast some marshmallows.

    January 10, 2013

  • Thanks, bilby!

    January 10, 2013