n.1.The act of forming an abscess; state of being inflamed; suppuration.
2.An abscess; an imposthume.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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For he that turneth the humors back, and maketh the wound bleed inwards, endangereth malign ulcers, and pernicious imposthumations.

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