Definition of 'scurvy'
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It took many years before it was realized that adding citrus fruits to the diet of men at sea would keep scurvy at bay.The Vitamin Fact Finder (1987)
And you didn't get scurvy?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Presumably these poor malnourished souls are therefore more likely to get scurvy and rickets - or to be stuffed up a chimney.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
And 19th century British sailors were commonly given limes to squeeze into their daily gin rations to keep scurvy at bay.The Sun (2015)
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Definition of scurvy from the Collins English Dictionary