A pox on

expression of annoyance directed towards someone or something: 'A pox on panty-hose!'; 'A pox on the Council!'

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • Pox — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Pox es un aguardiente, elaborado a base de caña de azúcar, esta bebida es muy importante en la cultura Maya, dado que se utiliza de manera ceremonial. En Tzotzil y en Tseltal la palabra pox quiere decir: medicina,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pox — can refer to: *A disease characterized by purulent skin eruptions that may leave pockmarks, often caused by various animal viruses. *Orthopoxviruses **Smallpox (aka the pox ) **Monkeypox **Cowpox **Molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV) *Herpes… …   Wikipedia

  • pox — ► NOUN 1) any disease caused by a virus and producing a rash of pimples that become pus filled and leave pockmarks on healing. 2) (the pox) historical smallpox. 3) (the pox) informal syphilis. ● a pox on Cf. ↑a pox on …   English terms dictionary

  • Pox — Pox, n. [For pocks, OE. pokkes. See {Pock}. It is plural in form but is used as a singular.] (Med.) Strictly, a disease by pustules or eruptions of any kind, but chiefly or wholly restricted to three or four diseases, the smallpox, the chicken… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pox — [pɔks US pa:ks] n old use [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: pocks, plural of pock mark on the skin , from Old English pocc] 1.) the pox a) the disease ↑syphilis b) the disease ↑smallpox 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pox — Pox, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Poxed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Poxing}.] To infect with the pox, or syphilis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pox (drink) — Pox is a liquor commonly used for ceremonial purposes among the Mayans of Mexico and Central America. It is made of sugarcane and is known in Spanish as aguardiente (Maffi 1996). The word pox in Tzotzil means medicine, cane liquor, cure.… …   Wikipedia

  • pox — [ paks ] noun singular an old word meaning smallpox a. an old word meaning syphilis a pox on an old expression used for expressing anger …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pox|vi|rus — «POKS VY ruhs», noun. any one of a group of large, complex viruses containing DNA, including those causing smallpox, cowpox, and mouse pox …   Useful english dictionary

  • POX 186 — is a small galaxy that is still forming. The galaxy is considered very small and distorted compared to most older galaxies, such as our own Milky Way Galaxy. It is currently believed to have first begun forming when two enormous clouds of gas and …   Wikipedia

  • pox — (n.) late 15c., spelling alteration of pockes, plural of pocke (see POCK (Cf. pock)). Especially (after c.1500) of syphilis …   Etymology dictionary


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