What does the word scurvy mean?

Usage examples for scurvy

  1. Holst pointed out that a guinea pig restricted to a diet of oats became affected with scurvy. – The Vitamine Manual by Walter H. Eddy
  2. Scurvy on the French exploring ships. – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
  3. The treatment varies little from that of scurvy, and will be provided in detail by the attending physician. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler

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