One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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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