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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any disease of domestic animals that resembles a plague.

Usage examples (34)
  • That is why I say that the murrain was the best friend that the borel folk ever had. "
  • No, the War isn't missed; there's a murrain of strikes
  • ‘A murrain on the young devils!’ cried the stranger;
  • It will run along like murrain in cattle, scab in sheep. for more
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