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- n. scorbutus; scurvy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Scurvy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Scurvy. See scurvy.
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Evelyn, in his _Pomona_, 1729, to be "in a word the most wholesome drink in Europe, as specially sovereign against the scorbute, the stone, spleen, and what not."