Bagdad boil


Definition of Bagdad boil

: oriental sore

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First Known Use of Bagdad boil

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bagdad boil

after Baghdad, Bagdad, Iraq

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“Bagdad boil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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