king's evil


king's evil

noun, often capitalized K&E

Definition of KING'S EVIL

:  scrofula

Origin of KING'S EVIL

from the former belief that it could be healed by a king's touch
First Known Use: 14th century

king's evil

noun , often capitalized K&E \ˈkiŋz-ˈē-vəl, -vil\   (Medical Dictionary)

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