bloodziekte, noun

Forms:
Also bloodzichte.
Origin:
South African Dutch, DutchShow more Partial translation of South African Dutch bloedziekte, from Dutch bloed blood + ziekte sickness.
obs., Pathology
blood sickness.
1795 [see blood sickness].
[1798 S.H. Wilcocke tr. of J.S. Stavorinus’s Voy. to E. Indies II. 64The blaar, or bloedziekte, is a disorder, in which the veins all over the body become extremely turgid.]
1835 A. Smith Diary (1939) I. 241The disease called bloodzichte is sometimes very common about Latakoo during the months of Feby, March and April...First appears like the swellings occasioned by muskitoe bites, then gets puffy and a black spot appears..which ulcerates.
blood sickness.
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