Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Affected with scurvy; scorbutic.

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Examples

  • Denny Hastert, Tom Reynolds, John Shimkus, Rodney Alexander and John Boehner immediately resign and crawl back into that pus-filled, scurvied hole from wence they came.

    10/06/2006

  • The lower animals, like the higher, were the same; gaunt, mange-stained camels, muddy buffaloes, scurvied donkeys, sneaking jackals, and fox-like dogs.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • After all, what with the scurvied prostitutes and drunks clogging up the streets surrounding the Kaiserkeller—streets that were home to Hamburg’s red-light district—it was difficult for a young vampire to find quality blood without drawing attention to himself.

    PAUL IS UNDEAD

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