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Word: hydrophobia

Definition: fear of water; rabies

Sentences Containing 'hydrophobia'

cried the captain; "he never drinks it; it's a sort of fits to him; fresh water throws him into the hydrophobia; but go on--go on with the arm story."
Isidore compares Greek "hydrophobia", which literally means "fear of water," and says that ""lymphaticus" is the word for one who contracts a disease from water, making him run about hither and thither, or from the disease gotten from a flow of water."

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