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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ague /ˈe(ˌ)gju/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ague /ˈe(ˌ)gju/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 a·gue n.
 1. An acute fever. [Obs.] “Brenning agues.”
 2. Med. A fever characterized by paroxysms of high fever and shaking chills.
 3. The cold fit or rigor of malaria or any other intermittent fever; as, fever and ague.
 4. A chill, or state of shaking, as with cold.
 Ague cake, an enlargement of the spleen produced by ague.
 Ague drop, a solution of the arsenite of potassa used for ague.
 Ague fit, a fit of the ague. --Shak.
 Ague spell, a spell or charm against ague. --Gay.
 Ague tree, the sassafras, -- sometimes so called from the use of its root formerly, in cases of ague. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·gue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Agued ] To strike with an ague, or with a cold fit.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a fit of shivering
      2: successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of
         malaria [syn: chills and fever]
      3: a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
         [syn: acute accent, acute]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    the translation in Lev. 26:16 (R.V., "fever") of the Hebrew word
    kaddah'ath, meaning "kindling", i.e., an inflammatory or burning
    fever. In Deut. 28:22 the word is rendered "fever."