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89 examples of scabs in sentences

After the twelfth day the centre is covered by a brown scab, and the colour of the swelling becomes darker, gradually declining in hardness and colour till the twentieth, when the scab falls, off, leaving a small pit, or cicatrix, to mark the seat of the disease, and for life prove a certificate of successful vaccination.

After the twelfth day the centre is covered by a brown scab, and the colour of the swelling becomes darker, gradually declining in hardness and colour till the twentieth, when the scab falls, off, leaving a small pit, or cicatrix, to mark the seat of the disease, and for life prove a certificate of successful vaccination.

The royal branch from Pictland did succeed, With troops of Scots and Scabs from North-by-Tweed.

American soldiers are Uncle Sam's scabs in disguise.

"I know one of them myselfthat is the scab.

For so it is, oaths as they commonly pass are mere excrescences of speech, which do nothing but encumber and deform it; they so embellish discourse, as a wen or a scab do beautify a face, as a patch or a spot do adorn a garment.

On the eleventh day the swelling and inflam of the skin of the body and face subside; the pimples upon these parts dry up and form scabs, which fall off about the fourteenth or fifteenth day.

THE ERUPTION.In the natural and mild form of this disorder the pustules generally break from the sixth to the eighth day; dry scabs succeed; and in about nine or ten days the parts heal perfectly, requiring no treatment.

It is a popular error to suppose that by wearing masks of fine linen or cambric illined with particular ointments, these scars or pits may be prevented: it is impossible to prevent them; and any local application, except a little cold cream or oil of almonds applied to the scabs when they harden, will prove more injurious than useful.

Again: as the contagious property of smallpox hangs about the child as long as any scabs remain (which indeed may be said to retain the poison in its concentrated form), a parent must be most careful that the invalid is not too early brought in contact with the healthy members of the family.

Two, a bull and a cow, had died from scab.

For many years it has been known that the wild sheep of certain portions of the Rocky Mountain region are afflicted with scab, a disease which in recent years seems to have attacked the elk as well.

Testimony is abundant that wild sheep are killed by scab as domestic sheep are.

" Mr. Elwood Hofer, discussing this subject in conversation, says: "There are not a great many sheep in the Park now, anywhere; they have died off from sicknessthe scab.

They seemed to be weak and were pretty nearly dead with scab before he saw them.

"I first noticed sheep with the scab around the canyon by the Yellowstone.

I never heard him speak of the scab.

"I believe that some of the reasons for the scarcity of mountain sheep in this country are these: First, the settlement of the plains country close to the mountains, prevents their going to their winter ranges, and so starves them; secondly, the same cause keeps them in the mountains, where the mountain lions can get at them; and thirdly, the scab has killed a good many.

I killed one here which showed very plainly the ravages of scab, especially around the ears, and on the neck and shoulders.

Evidently the disease is identical with that so common among domestic sheep, and I have heard more than one creditable account of mountain sheep mingling temporarily with domestic flocks and thus contracting the scab.

The scab theory is about the only solution left.

"So far as I know, I never saw or heard of a case of scab among wild sheep.

"I have no knowledge of any scab, or other disease, affecting the sheep, either in southern or Lower California.

I'll come nearer to you, and yet I am no scab, nor no louse.

And when his worship comes to town his agents for to see, His wool to ship, his beasts to sell, he lives right merrily; The club his place of residence, as becomes a bush J.P., He darkly hints that Thompsonโ€™s run from scab is scarcely freeโ€” This fine old Murray settler, one of the olden time.

And for nine months before no rain there had been, So the devil a blade of grass could be seen; And one-third of my wethers the scab they had got, And the other two-thirds had just died of the rot.

These are the scabs now that hang upon honest Job.

I am Job, and these are the scurvy scabs

And furthermore, Of pockes, and scabs, and every sore Shall shepe be hole, that of this well Drinketh a draught: Take keep of that I tell!

The itch of disputation will prove the scab of the church.

He came home with a black eye one night, presented to him by a picket who started something by calling him a scab.

[U.S.], scab [Slang], mugwump [U.S.], recidivist.

He is a reasonable cleanly man, considering the scabs he has to deal with, and your finest ladies are now and then beholden to him for their best dressings.

Tending to good, as Morphew, scabs, itch, breaking out, &c. Black jaundice.

And a little after, "The Lord shall smite thee with the botch of Egypt, and with emerods, and scab, and itch, and thou canst not be healed; with madness, blindness, and astonishing of heart."

9. "When melancholy gets out at the superficies of the skin, or settles breaking out in scabs, leprosy, morphew, or is purged by stools, or by the urine, or that the spleen is enlarged, and those varices appear, the disease is dissolved.

, adds dropsy, jaundice, dysentery, leprosy, as good signs, to these scabs, morphews, and breaking out, and proves it out of the 6th of Hippocrates' Aphorisms.

de vinis, of borage, balm, bugloss, cinnamon, &c. and highly commended for its virtues: "it drives away leprosy, scabs, clears the blood, recreates the spirits, exhilarates the mind, purgeth the brain of those anxious black melancholy fumes, and cleanseth the whole body of that black humour by urine.

"Neither is it any wonder, if we but consider how many other diseases closely, and as suddenly are caught by infection, plague, itch, scabs, flux," &c.

It will run along like murrain in cattle, scab in sheep.

On the 25th of December, scabs fell from her feet and hands, and there only remained white scars, which became red on certain days, but the pain she suffered was undiminished in the slightest degree.

[Footnote 16: Dio probably says "called" here because the Greek word he uses for "mushrooms" has many other meanings, such as snuff of a wick, scab, kno

The Indians still call them 'no-scabs,' and when boiled they make a kind of jelly food which is a little better than starvation.

That is the logic of the scab.

Eczema proper is an eruption in which the formed matter dries off into scales or scabs, and dog eczema, so-called, is as often as not a species of lichen.

Scabs form, the patches extend, or come out on other parts of the body, head, legs, belly, or sides.

At this time the garment next her skin was stiff like a scab, from the running of the sores made by the whipping.

At this time the garment next her skin was stiff like a scab, from the running of the sores made by the whipping.

I think the colonial surgeons call the disease the "bush scab;" and that it is occasioned by a filthy mode of life.

" "So you fellows are cutting under the strikersyou're scabs.

He has made scabs of you all.

" "What's picketing?" "March up and down in front of a factory and try to keep scabs out.

" "What are scabs?" asked ignorant Myra.

Why, a scab's a girl who tries to take a striker's job and so ruin the strike.

It's hard to keep cool, with scabs egging you on and calling you cowards.

The crowd of "scabs," untrained white sailors, and coal passers was supplemented by Raratonga natives, lounging about the gangway and sitting on the rails.

The few scabs who sold fish in the market only made sore those unable to buy.

He praised their fortitude in the struggle, and after the editor had interpreted stiffs by te tamaiti aroha e, which means poor children, and scabs by iore, which means rats, and had ended with a peroration that brought many cries of "Maitai!

Scabs they must be, if left alone.

The bitter and often true complaints made by workmen that women have stolen their trade, that having learnt it, well or ill, they are scabs all the time in their acceptance of lower wages and worse conditions, relatively much worse conditions, and that they are often strike-breakers when difficulties arise, form a sad commentary upon the men's own short-sighted conduct.

"A scab!" cried Mrs. Porter, wildly.

"A scab!" "Put her out," counselled her friend.

"And the next scab that comes into my house won't get off so easy," said Mrs. Porter to her husband.

It was taught also that, if, when young and old were in the lodge and the fire had burned low, an older person were to lay the unburned ends of the sticks upon the fire, all the children in the lodge would have the scab, or itch.

So, at the call "Look out for the scab!"

But thou unamiable object, Dear to neither prince, nor subject; Veriest, meanest scab, for pelf Fastning on the skin of Guelph, Thou, thou must, surely, loathe thyself.

Swift as memory he recalled the strike that had been its cause, the horde of sympathisers who had of a sudden appeared as from the very earth, the white face and desperate figure of the solitary "scab" fighting a moment, and a moment only, for life, in their midst.

Each interval of thought grew longer; the scabs of forgetfulness were picked away, the red sore was exposed bleeding and bare.

His plumage was a dirty brown to begin with, with a sort of grey scab that fell off it very soon, and scarcely feathersa kind of downy hair.

Should scab make its appearance on the leaves, spray them occasionally with Bordeaux Mixture, using the minimum strength at first, and a stronger application afterwards if necessary.

The bandage had slipped, displaying the black scab of the scarcely healed wound; and Berkley absently replaced it.

Anoint sheep as a precaution against scab (G. III, 448: R.R. II, 11, 7).

Beware of scab among the sheep and cattle.

To prevent scab among sheep, make a mixture of equal parts of well strained amurca, of water in which lupine has been steeped, and of lees of good wine.

If you will do this they will suffer no scab, they will have more and better wool and they will not be molested by ticks.

The stable should be in a suitable location, protected against the wind, looking rather to the East than the South, on cleared and sloping ground so that it can be easily swept out and kept clean, for moisture not only rots the wool of the sheep but their hoofs as well and causes scab.

"Concerning the shearing of sheep, the first thing to be looked into before you begin is that the sheep are not suffering from scab or sores, as it is better to wait, if necessary, until they are cured before shearing.

Parts uh the country was quarantined for scab, and I went way around them places.

Monopoly is created if unions strong enough to keep "scabs" from getting work, fix their dues high or put other obstacles in the way of increasing the membership.

Women have been called the scabs of the labor world.

The scabs of the labor world are becoming the co-workers instead of the competitors of men.

Suppose in Pennsylvania one thousand men meet and say: "John Smith has taken a job and is a scab, and we will go around and maul him to-night," and they do, or they don't; if they are tried, the fact whether they did maul him or not has nothing to do with the matter of the conspiracy.

"[650] We can now, perhaps, understand why in Perigord people who sat on the Yule log suffered from boils, and why in Lorraine young folks used to be warned that if they sat on it they would have the scab.

There were a hundred and seventy-five of those dagoes from the rock-cut; I handled them like dipping sheep for the scab.

Some had the deep red hue of scars that have just closed or the dark tint of incipient scabs.

ECZEMA, a common skin disease, which may be either chronic or acute; develops in a red rash of tiny vesicles, which usually burst and produce a characteristic scab; is not contagious, and leaves no scar.

An honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country"; was ultimately provost of Eton, and was a friend of many good men, among others Isaac Walton, who wrote his Life; he wished to be remembered as the author of the saying, "The itch of controversy is the scab (scabies) of the Churches," and caused it to be insculpt in his epitaph (1568-1630).

One of these unfortunate objects had both legs much swollen, especially about the ankle, where the skin was almost obliterated by large scab-like warts, the other, besides the diseased leg, had a huge tumour on the inner side of the right thigh.

"The dirty scab!"