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|(Med.) ||a disease of the skin, caused by handling sugar and treacle.|
|an itching eruption, being a variety of eczema, produced by the sugar mite (Tyrogluphus sacchari).|
See also: Grocer, Itch
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.