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n. (plural of pleurisy English)

Usage examples of "pleurisies".

Polydore Virgil delivereth that Pleurisies were rare in England, who lived but in the days of Henry the Eighth.

But I was quite unprepared for the little biographies of doom that ran next to each name and date, column after column, page after page: apoplexies, dropsies, pleurisies, spotted fevers, bloody fluxes, 'murthers', starvations, plagues, poisonings, suicides – and so forth, an endless catalogue of long-forgotten tragedies.