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Definition of an anthrax ward

anthrax ward

noun

  • any place where more than one person appears to have a nasty cough.

    Origin: so named because patients in hospitals are grouped in "wards" and one symptom of respiratory anthrax (fatal) is a nasty cough.
    Man, this office is the anthrax ward today.

    Last edited on Jul 17 2013. Submitted by Justin S. from Los Angeles, CA, USA on Dec 10 2004.

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