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Frostbite   /frˈɔstbˌaɪt/   Listen
Frostbite

noun
1.
Destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene.  Synonym: cryopathy.






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"Frostbite" Quotes from Famous Books



... this the marching was very severe; the men had to struggle forward on very nearly empty stomachs, through blizzards, suffering terribly from frostbite and the blinding effect of the snow on their eyes, so that at times nothing short of actual threats from the officers could induce the exhausted men to toil forward; and all the time the enemy's skirmishers were harassing the troops and cutting off stragglers. ...
— The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. • Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton



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