Gastric fever


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Related to Gastric fever: Nervous fever, Gastric flu
(Med.) a fever attended with prominent gastric symptoms; - a name applied to certain forms of typhoid fever; also, to catarrhal inflammation of the stomach attended with fever.

See also: Gastric

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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While living in Plymouth, she and William had five children - four of whom died of "gastric fever".
Alexander, born in 1755 on the island of Nevis, was just 10 years old when his father ran off and 13 when his mother died from gastric fever.
He died a year later from "gastric fever" and once again insurance had been taken out on his life, as well as the lives of his sons.
Cotton is thought to have begun her killing spree in 1865, when her first husband died of what was classed as "gastric fever."