Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as hip-joint disease (which see, under disease).

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Examples

  • It is odd that Hayley, a delicate and heavy man suffering from hip-disease, should have taken so little hurt.

    Highways & Byways in Sussex

  • Was it not a conceivable thing that the divine grace might show itself in different forms in a fresh young girl like Letitia, and in that poor thing he had visited yesterday, half-grown, half-colored, in bed for the last year with hip-disease?

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 35, September, 1860

  • Their father, whom Judith had understood and passionately loved, died; Salome's young lover was killed in a railroad accident; and finally Salome herself developed symptoms of the hip-disease which, springing from a trifling injury, eventually left her a cripple.

    Chronicles of Avonlea

  • Little Doris, owing to some obscure threat of hip-disease, made much of her progress about the house in a footman's arms.

    The Convert

  • Mlle. Vallière, the mistress of Louis XIV., was supposed to have both club-foot and hip-disease.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • According to Patterson, 14.61 the late Mr. Symes told of a patient in North Scotland who, for incipient hip-disease, had the cautery applied at the Edinburgh Infirmary with resultant great relief.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • According to Patterson, the late Mr. Symes told of a patient in North Scotland who, for incipient hip-disease, had the cautery applied at the Edinburgh Infirmary with resultant great relief.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Mlle. Valliere, the mistress of Louis XIV, was supposed to have both club-foot and hip-disease.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Then symptoms of acute hip-disease showed themselves, and the lad was admitted to the big Infirmary in Piccadilly.

    The History of David Grieve

  • His white face had the eager purity and the waxen translucence which we see in sufferers from hip-disease.

    Annie Kilburn : a Novel

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