Feverous Fe"ver*ous, a. [Cf.F. fi['e]vreux.] 1. Affected with fever or ague; feverish. [1913 Webster]

His heart, love's feverous citadel. --Keats. [1913 Webster]

2. Pertaining to, or having the nature of, fever; as, a feverous pulse. [1913 Webster]

All maladies . . . all feverous kinds. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. Having the tendency to produce fever; as, a feverous disposition of the year. [R.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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