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English definition of “dreaded lurgy”

dreaded lurgy

noun [S] uk   UK informal humorous us  
any illness that is not very serious but is easy to catchDisease and illness - general words
(Definition of dreaded lurgy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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