beaver fever


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beaver fever

n
(Pathology) Canadian an infectious disease caused by drinking water that has been contaminated by wildlife
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After we first knocked boots (actually, I think they were Nine West mules) we had serious beaver fever.
The Beavers have won 12 of their last 13 games at home and Beaver Fever has taken hold.
After years of outbreaks of the infamous beaver fever along with worse organisms lately in municipal water supply systems, many Canadians have taken to drinking bottled water or using water filters.