MEASLES in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MEASLES
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measles
 n.  acute, contagious viral disease, usually occurring in childhood and characterized by eruption of red spots on the skin, fever, and catarrhal symptoms; leprosy
Classic Sentence:
1  And if it ain't measles and pneumonia, it's your bowels.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  He had died ignominiously and swiftly of pneumonia, following measles, without ever having gotten any closer to the Yankees than the camp in South Carolina.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
3  "Mrs. Bonnell's children have the measles," said Mrs. Merriwether abruptly, showing plainly that she held Mrs. Bonnell personally responsible for permitting such a thing to happen.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  All because Charles Hamilton had had the measles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  He had had all the diseases that babies are heir to, in quick succession, scarlet fever, mumps, and whooping cough in the first year, and now he was down with the measles.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 14
6  He hunted up Jim Hollis, who called his attention to the precious blessing of his late measles as a warning.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
7  Just the same as though you prayed that a physician might only be called upon to prescribe for headaches, measles, and the stings of wasps, or any other slight affection of the epidermis.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
8  I sympathised a while; but when the children fell ill of the measles, and I had to tend them, and take on me the cares of a woman at once, I changed my idea.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
9  It seems but yesterday that I had the honour of attending you in the measles.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. RETURN
Example Sentence:
1  Laid up with a virulent case of measles, Vera blamed her doctors because her recovery took so long.
2  The next epidemic of German measles is expected in 1970 or 1971.
3  The disease was thought to have been eradicated in 2000, but the numbers have recently crept back up, largely because of visitors from countries where measles is common and because of vaccine objectors within the United States.