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Gonorrhoea

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Gonorrhoéa. n.s. [γόνος and ῥεω.] A morbid running of venereal hurts.

Rauty mummy or stone mummy grows on the tops of high rocks: they powder and boil it in milk, and then give it to stop gonorrhœas. Woodward on Fossils.

Sources: Woodward, John (78)

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