pinkeye

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pinkeye
  • noun
    Conjunctivitis in humans and some livestock. (The daycare has gently reminded me that pink eye is a stay-at-home-sickness which usually lasts about a week.)
    A viral disease of horses, symptoms of which include fever, spontaneous abortion, and redness of the eyes. (The horse disease known as "pink eye" has at last reached this city, and is causing the street railroad company especially a great deal of inconvenience.)
  • noun
    A journey undertaken by an Aborigine in order to withdraw temporarily from white society and return to a more traditional lifestyle.

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