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1A sudden feeling of cold with shivering accompanied by a rise in temperature, often with copious sweating, especially at the onset or height of a fever.
- 1.1short for rigor mortis
Late Middle English: from Latin, literally stiffness, from rigere be stiff.
- US spelling of rigour
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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.