from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as hydrophobic.

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  • adjective hydrophobic.


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  • And in the FOR ME column of our imagined list, not in the treasured top slots but up there, would be the gift of Joycean spam upon a digital reemergence: boltmaker stippled scrapy heartedness burgoo overplentiful unended hydrophobous.

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  • Think, excellent reader, if we should suddenly prove hydrophobous in the middle of this paper, how would you distinguish the hydrophobous from the non-hydrophobous parts?

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  • A child was bitten by a rabid dog at York, and became hydrophobous.

    The Dog

  • A man bitten by that dog became hydrophobous, and died.

    The Dog

  • The poor fellow died hydrophobous, but the other escaped.

    The Dog

  • One became hydrophobous and died; the other had evident symptoms of hydrophobia a few days afterwards.

    The Dog

  • M. M.gendie has often injected into the veins of an hydrophobous dog as much as five grains of opium without producing any effect; while a single grain given to the healthy dog would suffice to send him almost to sleep.

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  • -- A man suspected of being hydrophobous was taken to the Middlesex Hospital.

    The Dog

  • I do not mean to say that the child died hydrophobous, or that its death was accelerated by the nascent disease existing in the dog.

    The Dog


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