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  • adj. Of the nature of, or pertaining to, impetigo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of the nature of, or pertaining to, impetigo.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or of the nature of impetigo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or having impetigo


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  • Pinner is a policeman; ah-dudda is an elastic and hard-worked adjective meaning (as P.M. Roget so neatly puts it) "dirty, filthy, nasty, squalid, gross, impetiginous, shameful, pernicious, sinister or mephitic."

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  • Well-nigh vanished diseases reappeared; one old woman was affected with leprosy, another was, covered with impetiginous lichen like a tree which has rotted in the shade.

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  • The _Pharmacopoeia Chirurgica_ of 1794, teaches: "A decoction of this plant has been found useful for scrofulous, impetiginous, and syphilitic affections.

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