agueproof

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ague +‎ -proof

Adjective[edit]

agueproof (not comparable)

  1. Resistant to the ague.
    • William Shakespeare, King Lear (act IV, scene vi)
      Go to, they are not men o' their words: they told me I was every thing; 'tis a lie; I am not agueproof.
    • 2002, Patrick Campbell, ‎Adrian Kear, Psychoanalysis and Performance
      The infant voice spoken of by Rosolato believes that it is everything, and can swallow down the world, but testifies in its suffering that it is not agueproof.