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Affluxion

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Afflu'xion. n.s. [affluxio, Lat.]

  1. The act of flowing to a particular place.

  2. That which flows from one place to another.

    An inflammation either simple, consisting of an hot and sanguineous affluxion, or else denominable from other humours, according unto the predominancy of melancholy, phlegm or choler. Brown's Vulgar Errours.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204)

Attributes: Latin (690) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Affluxion." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: June 1, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21128.


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