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- n. Archaic form of hydrophobia.
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- n. See hydrophobia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Hydrophobia.
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As a parting shot Shorty yells to the Mistake of Creation, "Hope a skunk bites you and you get howlin 'hydrophoby."
Folks gets hydrophoby from manbite sometimes, don't they?
Folks get hydrophoby from man-bite sometimes, don't they?
If ever I lift hand to lick you, jes 'bite me and give me hydrophoby.
"Boys he couldn't abear," pursued the other, in tones of tender reminiscence; "the mere sight of a boarding-school of 'em out for a walk would give him hydrophoby almost."
"Hope a skunk bites you an 'you get howlin' hydrophoby," were the terms of Shorty's farewell.
But no; after the procrastinatin 'fashion of real law, they permits the villain -- who's no more use on the surface of Arizona that a-way than one of them hydrophoby polecats whose bite is death -- to get a law sharp to plead an' call for a show-down before a jedge an 'jury.
Skelly's phwere he died in tin days 'toime av hydrophoby, shnarlin' an 'bitin' at folks till they had to chain um in th 'shtoreroom. "
"In the early part of the evening a hydrophoby is liable to do a lot of prowlin 'round outdoors; but toward mornin' they like to get into camps -- they dig up under the side walls or come up through the floor -- and they seem to prefer to get in bed with you.
"And I'm asking if he's showed any signs of hydrophoby.