Black Plague

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Noun1.Black Plague - the epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western EuropeBlack Plague - the epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western Europe
bubonic plague, glandular plague, pestis bubonica - the most common form of the plague in humans; characterized by chills, prostration, delirium and the formation of buboes in the armpits and groin; does not spread from person to person
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I carry good luck with me, vicomte," said he to Raoul; "wish for something while drinking out of my glass, and may the black plague grab me if what you wish does not come to pass
Because, really, it could be MERS (although I don't know what the symptoms are), or the swine flu or maybe the black plague.
In the meantime, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is now the Black Plague of the Muslim world.
However, when the Witch Queen's modern-day worshippers decide to unleash another deadly Black Plague on humanity, Kaulder is forced to team up with a 'good witch' named Chloe (Leslie) in order to stop them.
Diesel plays Kaulder, a warrior who is grieving the death of his wife and daughter during the Black Plague, which was unleashed by the Witch Queen (Julie Engelbrecht) in the Middle Age.
It's a wild ride through the gay London theatre world as the city fights the black plague, the hunt for Catholics, and the questions about Marlowe's murder.
com/2014/09/10/reign-season-2-premiere-synopsis-the-plague/) official synopsis of "Reign" Season 2 Episode 1, "The Plague": "The new King and Queen of France, Francis and Mary are plummeted into chaos after the Black Plague ravages the land and creeps inside the castle, threatening lives and the stability of their new rule.
However, the inquiry broadens into a lot more, involving illegal horse slaughter, the conflict from supporters of the hunt and saboteurs opposing that "sport," and a look not only into the 16th century Black Plague which nearly wiped out the local population, including many of Cooper's forebears, but also events that took place during the 1960's.
The rulers may even know not that hunger and want are stalking the country like black plague.
She draws from Arabic and Latin sources dating from 1100 to the Black Plague in 1346, assembling many short passages that refer to extreme or unusual weather events and natural disasters into a broad picture.
In an age before modern medicine and our understanding of the role of microbes in human disease and epidemics, the cities of medieval Europe created and implemented some surprisingly sophisticated and practical strategies for trying to combat the spread of illnesses ranging from simple fevers to the Black Plague.
25 years ago THE black plague of nuclear waste was still haunting Teesside.