Meaning & Definition of Typhoid in English
1. Serious infection marked by intestinal inflammation and ulceration
- Caused by salmonella typhosa ingested with food or water
- typhoid ,
- typhoid fever ,
- enteric fever
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On the inquest it was shown that Buck Fanshaw, in the delirium of a wasting typhoid fever, had taken arsenic, shot himself through the body, cut his throat, and jumped out of a four-story window and broken his neck—and after due deliberation, the jury, sad and tearful, but with intelligence unblinded by its sorrow, brought in a verdict of death "by the visitation of God." What could the world do without juries?