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typhoidty‧phoid /ˈtaɪfɔɪd/ (also typhoid fever) noun [uncountable]  MIa serious infectious disease that is caused by dirty food or drink a sudden outbreak of typhoid
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typhoidAfter a wild success Raymond died at the age of 20 from typhoid brought about by eating oysters.Three years later, Nicholson suffered an attack of typhoid which prompted his return to London.When he was seven the boy almost died of typhoid.They had given out that he had died of typhoid.In 1896 her son died of typhoid.Mig in hospital with horrible jaundice, me in the next room with suspected typhoid - but it wasn't!
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