What does ague mean?

Definitions for ague
ˈeɪ gyuague

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ague(noun)

    a fit of shivering or shaking

  2. ague, chills and fever(noun)

    successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria

  3. acute accent, acute, ague(noun)

    a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

Wiktionary

  1. ague(Noun)

    An acute fever.

  2. ague(Noun)

    An intermittent fever, attended by alternate cold and hot fits.

  3. ague(Noun)

    The cold fit or rigor of the intermittent fever; as, fever and ague.

  4. ague(Noun)

    A chill, or state of shaking, as with cold.

  5. ague(Noun)

    A former name for malaria.

  6. ague(Verb)

    To strike with an ague, or with a cold fit.

  7. Origin: agu, ague, from and (fievre) aguë, “acute (fever)” (Modern French fièvre aigüe), from (febris) acuta, from acutus + febris.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ague(noun)

    an acute fever

  2. Ague(noun)

    an intermittent fever, attended by alternate cold and hot fits

  3. Ague(noun)

    the cold fit or rigor of the intermittent fever; as, fever and ague

  4. Ague(noun)

    a chill, or state of shaking, as with cold

  5. Ague(verb)

    to strike with an ague, or with a cold fit

  6. Origin: [OE. agu, ague, OF. agu, F. aigu, sharp, OF. fem. ague, LL. (febris) acuta, a sharp, acute fever, fr. L. acutus sharp. See Acute.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ague

    ā′gū, n. a fever coming in periodical fits, accompanied with shivering: chilliness: quaking.—adj. A′gued, struck with ague: shivering: cold; A′guish. [O. Fr. aigue (Fr. aigu, sharp)—L. acutus. See Acute.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ague in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ague in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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