Typhoid Mary


Definition of Typhoid Mary


Typhoid Marys

  1. :  one that is by force of circumstances a center from which something undesirable spreads <the Typhoid Marys of the epidemics>

Origin and Etymology of typhoid mary

Typhoid Mary, nickname of Mary Mallon †1938 Irish cook in U.S. who was found to be a typhoid carrier

First Known Use: 1931

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