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murrain

(mûr′ĭn)
n.
1. Any of various highly infectious diseases of cattle, as anthrax.
2. Obsolete A pestilence or dire disease.
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It is reported that after the murrain of thoroughbred cattle, the farm management began an internal investigation.
| Desmond Jaddoo (centre) with Keith Murrain's mother Josephine and brother Trevor
Between 1314 and 1320, Penman notes, Bruce's efforts to exercise meaningful lordship were played out against the backdrop of recurring natural disasters, including famine and murrain. These environmental factors in turn had a profound impact on the ability--and the readiness--of those same land holders to carry out royal military and fiscal policies.
Keith Murrain, 54, of Birmingham, was killed on Friday by kidnappers who cut his throat soon after he flew to the Caribbean.
Lucy strikes a deal with lumber baron Murrain to locate the magical Dreamwood tree and, accompanied by Pete, sets off for the cursed Devil's Thumb area.
The sentence stems from the February assault of 16-year-old Dustyn Murrain.
"There is no understanding what they did," Kelli Murrain, the victim's mother, told CNN affiliate KPTV.
Learning style describes individual factors that may be relatively stable over time as well as individual preferences that may be affected by motivation or interest (Dunn, DeBello, Brennan, Kreimsky & Murrain, 1981).
Charms to ward off murrain (chapter 9), prayers (often accompanied by indulgences, chapters 21 and 22), amulets and charms (chapters 24 and 25), and the passage on spiritual healing (chapter 29) should be compared with each other and with the discussion of the causes of disease in chapter 14.