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Definitions of canker

  1. become infected with a canker Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an ulceration (especially of the lips or living of the mouth) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. infect with a canker Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. Anything which corrodes, corrupts, or destroy. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A disease incident to trees, causing the bark to rot and fall off. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A kind of wild, worthless rose; the dog-rose. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To affect as a canker; to eat away; to corrode; to consume. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To infect or pollute; to corrupt. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To waste away, grow rusty, or be oxidized, as a mineral. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To be or become diseased, or as if diseased, with canker; to grow corrupt; to become venomous. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A corroding or sloughing ulcer; esp. a spreading gangrenous ulcer or collection of ulcers in or about the mouth; - called also water canker, canker of the mouth, and noma. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. An obstinate and often incurable disease of a horse's foot, characterized by separation of the horny portion and the development of fungoid growths; - usually resulting from neglected thrush. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Anything which causes rot or decay; a gangrenous ulcer, particularly in the mouth; a small white sore in the mouth. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Infect with poisonous influence. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. To become diseased. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. Cankerous. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. 1. Aphthous stomatitis. 2. Noma. 3. A morbid secretion of the sensitive frog and sole of the horse, involving also the corresponding insensitive parts. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  19. A sore having nature of a cancer. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  20. Small sores in the mouth: a disease in trees, or in horses feet: anything that corrupts or consumes. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. To eat into, corrupt, or destroy: to infect or pollute. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. To grow corrupt: to decay. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. A disease in animals or plants; anything that corrodes. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  24. To corrode or embitter. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  25. To grow corrupt. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. To infect with canker; eat like a canker; corrode; fester. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. An ulcerous sore; a group of small ulcers in the mouth; a disease of fruit trees; any secret or spreading evil. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A disease incident to trees, which causes the bark to rot and fall: certain small corroding ulcers in the mouth, particularly of children; anything that corrodes, corrupts, or destroys; a disease in a horse's foot, consisting of a running thrush of the worst kind; the dog-rose. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. To corrode; to infect; to pollute. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. A disease in trees which causes the bark to rot and fall off; a corroding ulcer. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  31. To eat; to corrode; to consume, as a cancer does the body; to grow corrupt; to waste away by degrees. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  32. a gangrene or mortification which gradually spreads over the whole body ( 2 Timothy 2:17 ). In James 5:3 "cankered" means "rusted" (RSV) or tarnished. biblestudytools.com
  33. A corroding or sloughing ulcer; esp. a spreading gangrenous ulcer or collection of ulcers in or about the mouth; -- called also water canker, canker of the mouth, and noma. mso.anu.edu.au
  34. An obstinate and often incurable disease of a horse's foot, characterized by separation of the horny portion and the development of fungoid growths; -- usually resulting from neglected thrush. mso.anu.edu.au
  35. A corroding or sloughing ulcer; esp. a spreading gangrenous ulcer or collection of ulcers in or about the mouth; called also water canker, canker of the mouth, and noma. dictgcide_fs
  36. An obstinate and often incurable disease of a horse's foot, characterized by separation of the horny portion and the development of fungoid growths; usually resulting from neglected thrush. dictgcide_fs
  37. kang'k[.e]r, n. an eating sore: a gangrene: a disease in trees, or in horses' feet: anything that corrupts, consumes, irritates, or decays.--v.t. to eat into, corrupt, or destroy: to infect or pollute: to make sour and ill-conditioned.--v.i. to grow corrupt: to decay.--adj. CANK'ERED, corroded: venomous, malignant: soured: crabbed.--adv. CANK'EREDLY.--n. CANK'EREDNESS.--adj. CANK'EROUS, corroding like a canker.--n. CANK'ER-WORM, a worm that cankers or eats into plants.--adj. CANK'ERY, affected with canker: (Scot.) crabbed. [L. cancer, a crab, gangrene.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  38. Stomacace-c. of the Mouth, Cancer aquaticus. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  39. Ulcerous disease of human mouth; disease of horse\'s foot; disease of fruit-trees; (fig.) corrupting influence, rotten tendency; c.-worm or c., caterpillar or larva destroying leaves or buds; c.-rash, variety of scarlet fever with ulcerated throat; hence cankerous a. (Vb) consume with c.; infect, corrupt; (p.p.) soured, malignant, crabbed. [old Northern French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  40. Ulceration, especially of the mouth or lips. American pocket medical dictionary.
  41. Ulceration of the mouth. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  42. That which corrodes or corrupts. A term seldom used in medicine at the present time [Mid.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  43. (Bot.) See Bedeguar. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  44. n. [Latin] An ulcer or a collection of ulcers in the mouth;—any thing which corrodes or destroys;—a disease incident to trees;—a disease in the feet or horses;—a wild rose; dog-rose. Cabinet Dictionary
  45. A worm that preys upon, and destroys fruits; a fly that preys upon fruits; any thing that corrupts or consumes; an eating or corroding humour; corrosion, virulence; a disease in trees. Complete Dictionary

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