Fever and ague


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Related to Fever and ague: Malarial fever
a form of fever recurring in paroxysms which are preceded by chills. It is of malarial origin.

See also: Fever

References in classic literature ?
The bee hunter is generally some settler on the verge of the prairies; a long, lank fellow, of fever and ague complexion, acquired from living on new soil, and in a hut built of green logs.
They may vary it with fever and ague, or with as many rheumatic variations as they have joints; but positively not with entertainment after their own manner.