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green sickness:

In women, to suffer from lack of sexual activity and release. Obsolete, C19 th usage. Defined by Captain Francis Grose in his Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1811) as: ' The disease of maids occasioned by celibacy .'
See Also: burdock, fly, mal d'amour, monopathophobia, tabophobia

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