What does the word malaria mean?

Usage examples for malaria

  1. No doubt it was a thrilling performance- through all the languor of malaria it thrills me now when I think of it- but it wasn't much to offer a War Correspondent, since it took us nowhere near the bombardment. – A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair
  2. What you've got is malaria or something. – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  3. I don't believe it would be possible for malaria to get into this house, we've had it gone over so thoroughly. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells