botches disease
a highly contagious disease evidenced by blood-coloured blotches on the fish skin

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Botches — Botch Botch, n.; pl. {Botches}. [Same as Boss a stud. For senses 2 & 3 cf. D. botsen to beat, akin to E. beat.] 1. A swelling on the skin; a large ulcerous affection; a boil; an eruptive disease. [Obs. or Dial.] [1913 Webster] Botches and blains… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Botch — Botch, n.; pl. {Botches}. [Same as Boss a stud. For senses 2 & 3 cf. D. botsen to beat, akin to E. beat.] 1. A swelling on the skin; a large ulcerous affection; a boil; an eruptive disease. [Obs. or Dial.] [1913 Webster] Botches and blains must… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Examples of the motif of harmful sensation in fiction — This is a chronological list of examples of the motif of harmful sensation in modern fiction. Before 1901*In Stendhal s 1817 Naples and Florence: A Journey from Milan to Reggio , the eponymous Stendhal syndrome is outlined. *Edgar Allan Poe s… …   Wikipedia

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