noun[mass noun] dated
Inflammation of the brain: she seems overcome with the vapours or brain fever [count noun]: concussion was succeeded by a brain fever of sorts
More example sentences
- The same story was repeated during another epidemic of brain fever in Assam.
- At 16, Kikuko Miyagi witnessed terrible injuries, but learned to care for limbless men, those who could not speak and those suffering from the last stages of tetanus and brain fever.
- In his 1996 research work on cattle diseases, Meeran's father referred to the Toxo being used in diagnosis of brain fever and other communicable diseases.
Definition of brain fever in:
- The US English dictionary