What does the word neuralgia mean?

Usage examples for neuralgia

  1. I roused Tish but her neuralgia had ruffled her usual placid temper, and she said that if Aggie was caught in a horse trough let her sit in it. – More Tish by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. The fresh leaves crushed, and applied as a poultice, will quickly relieve local pains, as of gout or neuralgia. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  3. In two years he had broken down from overwork, and was now desperately ill with an acute neuralgia that kept him away from the business most of the time. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009

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