Definition of braxy in English:
A fatal bacterial infection of young sheep, caused by ingestion of frozen grass or contaminated feed.
- The bacterium is Clostridium septicum
- Such other clostridials include black disease, blackleg, braxy, bacterial redwater and tetanus.
- C septicum also causes braxy in sheep, a highly fatal infection characterized by toxemia and inflammation of the abomasal wall.
- Games like yesterday will provide the basis for braxy season.
late 18th century.
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