mange

Part of speech: noun

An itch- like skin- disease, as of dogs.

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Usage examples "mange":

  1. From this explain why Blanc Mange is cooked entirely over boiling water, and not over the flame and then in a double boiler, as cereals. - "School and Home Cooking", Carlotta C. Greer.
  2. The lower animals, like the higher, were the same; gaunt, mange- stained camels, muddy buffaloes, scurvied donkeys, sneaking jackals, and fox- like dogs. - "Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah", Sir Richard Francis Burton.
  3. Only there will come before me a subtilty I once saw in jelly and blanc- mange, at a banquet in France, where a lion fell in love with a hunter's daughter, and let her, for love's sake, draw his teeth and clip his claws, whereupon he found himself made a sport for her father's hounds. - "The Caged Lion", Charlotte M. Yonge.