Definition of ship-fever in English:

ship-fever

Syllabification: ship-fe·ver

noun

  • Typhus.
    More example sentences
    • Most of those who died of ship-fever were delirious, some a day, others only a few hours previous to death…
    • Many of the immigrants are suffering from ‘ship fever’ or typhus, and a hospital is set up for them on Grosse Isle in Canada.

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