[meɪn(d)ʒ] or [mendʒ]
(noun.) a persistent and contagious disease of the skin causing inflammation and itching and loss of hair; affects domestic animals (and sometimes people).
Checker: Monroe--From WordNet
(n.) The scab or itch in cattle, dogs, and other beasts.
Checked by Enrique
n. the scab or itch which eats the skin of domestic animals.
- Meg wanted me to bring some of her blanc mange, she makes it very nicely, and Beth thought her cats would be comforting. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- He meant the blanc mange, I suppose. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- Mais oui, mademoiselle: voila cinq ou six heures que nous n'avons pas mange. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- The blanc mange was lumpy, and the strawberries not as ripe as they looked, having been skilfully 'deaconed'. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- I'll have blanc mange and strawberries for dessert, and coffee too, if you want to be elegant. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- The train of nods which the fat boy gave by way of assent, communicated a blanc-mange like motion to his fat cheeks. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
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