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typhoid US English

An infectious bacterial fever with an eruption of red spots on the chest and abdomen and severe intestinal irritation

Typhoid Mary US English

A transmitter of undesirable opinions, sentiments, or attitudes

Mallon, Mary US English

(C.1870–1938) US cook; born in Ireland; known as Typhoid Mary. Immune to typhoid herself, she spread the disease while working in New York City. She was institutionalized for life from 1914 to protect others

typhoid fever in typhoid US English

An infectious bacterial fever with an eruption of red spots on the chest and abdomen and severe intestinal irritation

Typhoid Marys in Typhoid Mary US English

A transmitter of undesirable opinions, sentiments, or attitudes

Typhoid Mary in Mallon, Mary US English

(C.1870–1938) US cook; born in Ireland; known as Typhoid Mary. Immune to typhoid herself, she spread the disease while working in New York City. She was institutionalized for life from 1914 to protect others