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- n. The most virulent form of yellow fever.
- n. The black vomit associated with the worst form of yellow fever.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The yellow fever in its worst form, when it is usually attended with black vomit. See black vomit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The yellow fever, in its worst form, in which it is usually attended with the black vomit.
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Even the chiming of bells for the dying and the dead, which so incessantly disturbs the living by night and day in the season of the "vomito" or yellow fever, is no longer heard, for it is the healthy season -- the season of "Northers."
In its icy breath there is fever -- there is death; for it carries on its wings the dreaded "vomito".
Bonazin 1/1/1 for vomito and Ciprain 'as your doctor prescribes' reads the box.
E 'mai possibile che gli italiani, anche quelli rincoglioniti dalle televisioni, non abbiano un moto di rigetto, un conato di vomito a vedere la Repubblica Italiana trattata come una zoccola?
One woman was loudly singing Frere Jacques, another was threatening to show her ass if she had to wait any longer and we were sharing an armrest with a Latino family that kept saying "vomito!"
If Aldo was in this tunnel, he was ahead at the vomito-rium.
It was the _vomito prieto_, the fever itself, embodied in the shape of a fog.
This vessel disseminated it in the upper wards of the city, while at the same time there arrived from Cuba another vessel which, from a like cause, had caught the vomito at Havana, and from this second vessel the disease was disseminated in the lower wards of New Orleans.
The second day after our arrival in Vera Cruz a fellow-passenger, who had been sick all the voyage, died of the yellow fever, which he had contracted at New Orleans, or on the Mississippi; which was probably the first time that a person ever died in Vera Cruz of vomito that had been contracted in the United States.
But the malaria from the swamps in the time of the vomito, or the salt atmosphere driven upon it by the Northers, soon replaces the familiar dingy hue.