Noun(1) a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands
(1) Initially, the power to heal was applied to most all diseases, but was eventually applied primarily to scrofula - a form of tuberculosis that affects lymph nodes in the neck.(2) It is used for constipation caused by dryness, for skin inflammation caused by damp heat (like yellow dock and for scrofula (swollen glands).(3) The coin depicted to the left of the font represented Edward's divine ability to cure scrofula since he possessed what Plot termed ├ö├ç├┐the gift of Sanation,├ö├ç├û which he bequeathed to his successors.(4) These coins were handed out as talismans by the monarch at a special ceremony to sufferers of the skin disease, scrofula (otherwise known as King's Evil).(5) The coronation ceremony stressed his semi-spiritual quality, which seemed proven by the alleged power of the royal touch to cure the skin disease scrofula .(6) She also uses some uncommon remedies such as geranium for colds and columbine for scrofula .(7) In 1712, the scrofulous two-year-old son of a Staffordshire bookseller was brought to London for presentation to Queen Anne.(8) When people claim to be reincarnated, for some reason, they tend to have been the Queen of Sheba, and not some scrofulous beggar.(9) Some of those who parted with their money to bet on the really scrofulous nags would undoubtedly say that was the best place for them.(10) And most of them were scrofulous and all of them were evil,(11) No king touched so much for the king's evil, that class of unpleasant glandular and scrofulous disorders that kings were reputed to be able to cure.
1. king's evil ::
بادشاهه جي برائي
2. struma ::
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