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Prairie Fever

(The). An enthusiastic love of prairie life, which seems to be part of our being, to strengthen our strength, invigorate our spirit, and endow us with new life.

“What with gallops by day and the wild tales by the night watch-fires, I became intoxicated with the romance of my new life; I had caught the prairie fever.” —Mayne Reid: The Scalp Hunters, ch. iii.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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