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Phagedena

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Phagedéna. n.s. [φαγέδαινα; from φάγω, edo, to eat.] An ulcer, where the sharpness of the humours eats away the flesh.

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Phagedena." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: May 27, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=9587.


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