Middle English Dictionary Entry

acūte n.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) A fever of short but severe course; (b) of blood: sharpness, corrosiveness; (c) mus. a high-pitched note [see Du Cange, superacutae].

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Note: See also MED ague n.

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Note: Med., etc., see further J.Norri, Dictionary of Medical Vocabulary, s.v. acute.