from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Gout, especially of the big toe.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Gout in the foot. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Med.) Gout in the joints of the foot; -- applied also to gout in other parts of body.
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- noun medicine
goutin the big toe
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
In August 1464, Nicholas of Cusa and Pope Pius II both died with symptoms of podagra.
Guidobaldo was crippled with symptoms of podagra (gout), possibly as a result of poisoning, which greatly reduced his effectiveness as a condottiere and rendered him unable to participate in the evening festivities immortalized by Castiglione. 316 Unlike his "invincible" father, Guidobaldo was twice exiled from Urbino.
“It was,” he said, “a very foolish business, he thought; but to oblige Sir Bingo and Captain MacTurk, he had no objection to walk with them about noon as far as the Buck-stane, although he must observe the day was hazy, and he had felt a prophetic twinge or two, which looked like a visit of his old acquaintance podagra.”
His podagra hath become a chiragra, as honest Martial hath it — the gout has got into his fingers, and he cannot draw his purse.
This is the prince of leeches; fever, plague, Cold rheum, and hot podagra, do but look on him, And quit their grasp upon the tortured sinews.
OTHER NAMES: Arthritis uratica, gouty arthritis, podagra.
The most common form of gout is podagra, in which the joint at the base of the big toe is affected.
When the animal suffers from podagra it does not shed the hoof, but is subject to a painful swelling in the feet.
This is most evidently true in podagra, unless the
The name is derived from the Latin _artus_, a joint, and the disease comprehends three species, viz., _sciatica_, disease of the scia, or the ligaments uniting the spine with the hip; _cyragra_, disease of the joints of the hands; and _podagra_, disease of the bones and joints of the foot, due to the descent of humors into their continuity.