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- adj. Alternative form of pedicular.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pedicular.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Lousy; infested with lice; affected with phthiriasis.
The pediculous condition made frequent treatment necessary for comfort.
This stuff, when not purified by the lustration of fire, rots uncleanly into something we call life; seized through all its atoms with a pediculous malady; swelling in tumours that become independent, sometimes even (by an abhorrent prodigy) locomotory; one splitting into millions, millions cohering into one, as the malady proceeds through varying stages.
I devour the pediculous corpse Whetting my palate as I exhume The festering stench of rotting flesh Makes me drool as I consume ...