brain fever

brain fever

brain fever ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. cerebrospinal meningitis.

Origin of brain fever First recorded in 1825–35 Examples from the Web for brain fever Historical Examples of brain fever

  • Do you wish me to go into brain-fever before your eyes, just from worry?

    An Encore

    Margaret Deland

  • She said nothing at first, and nearly worried herself into a brain-fever.


    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

  • I mean to get my remove at Christmas, if I get brain-fever over it.

    Follow My leader

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • His daughter, a girl of seventeen, had died suddenly of brain-fever.

    Ten Tales

    Franois Coppe

  • I thought—that child will get brain-fever if we’re not careful——I meant to speak to Elsbeth.

    Regiment of Women

    Clemence Dane

  • British Dictionary definitions for brain fever brain fever noun

    1. inflammation of the brain or its covering membranes

    brain fever in Medicine brain fever n.

    1. Inflammation of the brain or meninges.

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