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Victorian Ghosts, 1852-1907: EN 4573 Collection


The 'Oxford English Dictionary' defines hydrophobia as such, "Pathology. A symptom of rabies or canine madness when transmitted to man, consisting in an aversion to water or other liquids, and difficulty in swallowing them; hence the disease of rabies, esp. in human beings." (hydrophobia n1)

"hydrophobia, n." OED Online, Oxford University Press, September 2020,


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