from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Malarial fever.
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On these lowly couches lay extended two poor men, suffering under the wasting effects of lake-fever.
Crossing this bridge-road, now in good order, but in 1837 requiring great dexterity and agility to pass, you come to a slight elevation of the land, and a little village in West Gwillimbury, which, I should think, is a capital place to catch lake-fever in.