from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Profuse sweating at night, as in phthisis.
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That night-sweat of the old general has become the death-sweat of many brave
'But, sir,' replied the old general, 'let me wait at least until my night-sweat is gone; I understand it is a very chilly morning!' [
In consequence of the night-sweat of General von Schmettau! "