from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See pellagra.


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  • It was the beginning of Jim Crow and separate but equal bullshit in the old honeysuckle-smellin', pelagra-riddled Deep South, honeychile.

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  • He suffered from malnutrition– pelagra and beri-beri, dehydration, heat stoke, hepatitis, malaria, various fungus infections, typhoid, cholera, intestinal parasites…and succumbed during 1977 to emphysema caused by nearly five years of breathing cordite fumes.

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