Meaning of ague

a•gue

Pronunciation: (ā'gy), [key]
— n.
  1. a malarial fever characterized by regularly returning paroxysms, marked by successive cold, hot, and sweating fits.
  2. a fit of fever or shivering or shaking chills, accompanied by malaise, pains in the bones and joints, etc.; chill.
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