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Lack of nourishment.
- ‘Malaria will cause fever we know; deficient ventilation will propagate it; innutrition will render it more fatal.’
- ‘This, the speaker thought, was explainable on various grounds not necessary to enter into now at large, chiefly innutrition and bad hygienic surroundings, induced by straitened circumstances.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.