lurgy

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lurgy

(ˈlɜːɡɪ)
n, pl -gies
facetious any undetermined illness
[C20: origin unknown]
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lurgy

[ˈlɜːgɪ] N (Brit) (hum) I've got the dreaded lurgy againhe pillado algo malo otra vez
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

lurgy

n (Brit inf) to have the lurgy (= flu, cold)die Schnieferei haben (inf); to pick up the lurgysich (dat)was holen; to give somebody the dreaded lurgyjdn anstecken
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

lurgy

[ˈlɜːgɪ] n (Brit) I've got the dreaded lurgy againmi sento di nuovo poco bene
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ooking to develop new collaborations, to lergy screening, autoimmune disease ng, microbiology and genetic disorder ng across Europe.
Still, Cammelle has a colourful baritone voice which powers easily into the farthest reaches of the auditorium, and Womack, opting for charmingly girlish rather than the insufferably perky that Nellie can sometimes be, achieves a sweetness and clarity of tone - although there were times last night when her delivery seemed subdued, which may be a case of nursing her vocal chords back to strength after a recent dose of the "lergy".
CONTACT: Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network, (800)929-4040, www.foodal lergy.org; George Washington Center for Integrative Medicine, (202)833-5055, www.integrativemedicinedc.com.