Definition of Trembles

1. Noun. Disease of livestock and especially cattle poisoned by eating certain kinds of snakeroot.

Exact synonyms: Milk Sickness
Generic synonyms: Animal Disease



Definition of Trembles

1. Verb. (third-person singular of tremble) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of tremble) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trembles

1. tremble [v] - See also: tremble

Medical Definition of Trembles

1. An intoxication of cattle, caused by eating white snakeroot, Eupatorium urticaefolium, or the rayless goldenrod; the active agent is a higher alcohol, tremetol, which intoxicated cows eliminate in their milk, causing milk sickness when ingested by humans. Origin: L. Tremulus, trembling, fr. Tremo, to tremble (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trembles

trematic
trematoda
trematode
trematode infections
trematode worm
trematodea
trematodes
trematoid
trembathite
tremble
tremble dance
tremble dances
trembled
trembler
tremblers
trembles (current term)
tremblest
trembleth
tremblier
trembliest
trembling
trembling palsy
tremblingly
tremblor
tremblors
trembly
tremelimumab
tremella
tremellas
tremelloid

Literary usage of Trembles

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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine (1816)
"And further saith, That she did hear the said Mary trembles to say unto the said ... Unto which the said Susanna rq>lied unto the said Mary trembles, ..."

2. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1862)
"LAWRENCE LANDING IN WOLFE'S COVE ARNOLD ON TUG HEIGHTS OF ABRAHAM CAUTIOUS COUNSEL QUEBEC AROUSED THE INVADERS BAFFLED WITHDRAW TO POINT AUX trembles ..."

3. The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Forces by John Marshall (1804)
"... Aux trembles....Montgomery lays siege to Quebec....Unsuccessful attack on that place ....Death of Montgomery ....Blockade of Quebec continued. ..."

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