from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Frontal neuralgia.


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  • I got very thin and weak, and had a curious disease known (I have since heard) as brow-ague.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • I was daft, with my head out of the window, in an awful draught, at the serious risk of brow-ague, not to speak of coal-smuts, which are horrid if ye get them in your eye.

    We and the World, Part II A Book for Boys

  • The resignation of all lingering hope of escape, and the effort to be contented, cost him more than even his original breaking in; and Mr. Kendal one day found him sitting in his little office parlour unable to think or to speak under a terrible visitation of his autumnal tormentor, brow-ague.

    The Young Step-Mother


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