Crab-yaws
Crab-yaws Crab"-yaws` (kr?b"y?z`), n. (Med.) A disease in the West Indies. It is a kind of ulcer on the soles of the feet, with very hard edges. See {Yaws}. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

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