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Contagion, communication of a disease by contact: “strumpeted by the c.” Err. II, 2, 146. Hence == infection, pestilence: “it is dulcet in c.” Tw. II, 3, 59. “all the c. of the south,” Cor. I, 4, 30. “that nest of death, c. and unnatural sleep,” Rom. V, 3, 152. “to dare the vile c. of the night,” Caes. II, 1, 265. “hell itself breathes out c. to this world,” Hml. III, 2, 408. “I'll touch my point with this c.” IV, 7, 148 (sc. poison).
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