Translation of pox in Spanish:


Pronunciation /pɑks//pɒks/


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    the pox (syphilis) la sífilis
    • pox-ridden sifilítico
    • a pox on you/him! ¡mal rayo te/lo parta!
    • Venereal disease, especially syphilis or the pox, also featured prominently in abusive language.
    • Boswell's father wrote frankly to a female friend that his son had got the pox again; in reply, she noted that the disease had grown quite common.
    • Today we've got pox on the brain; it's syphilis, and the arguments that rage around not only the disease but also the people who may have had it.