pox (n.)
venereal disease; also: plague, or any other disease displaying skin pustules
1H4 I.ii.47[Prince Hal to Falstaff] Why, what a pox have I to do with my Hostess of the tavern?
2H4 I.ii.233[Falstaff to himself, of young limbs and lechery] the gout galls the one, and the pox pinches the other
2H4 I.ii.246[Falstaff alone] A pox of this gout!
2H4 II.iv.39[Doll to Falstaff] A pox damn you, you muddy rascal
AW III.vi.42[Second Lord to Parolles] A pox on't!
AW IV.iii.256[Bertram to all, of Parolles] A pox upon him!
Cym II.i.17[Cloten to Lords] a pox on't!
H5 III.vii.116[Constable to all, of a saying] Have at the very eye of that proverb with 'A pox of the devil’
Ham III.ii.262[Hamlet to Third Player] Pox, leave thy damnable faces and begin.
LLL V.ii.46[Princess to Rosaline] A pox of that jest
MM IV.iii.23[Barnardine shouting out] A pox o' your throats!
MM V.i.350[Lucio to disguised Duke] Show your knave's visage, with a pox to you
Oth I.iii.353[Iago to Roderigo] A pox of drowning thyself!
Per IV.vi.13[Pandar to Boult and Bawd, of Marina] Now, the pox upon her green-sickness for me!
RJ II.iv.28[Mercutio to Benvolio] The pox of such antic, lisping, affecting fantasticoes
Tem I.i.40[Sebastian to Boatswain] A pox o' your throat
Tem II.i.79[Antonio to Sebastian] A pox o' that!
Tem III.ii.79[Trinculo to Stephano] A pox o' your bottle!
TG III.i.368[Speed to Launce] Pox of your love letters!
Tim IV.iii.150.1[Timon to Phrynia and Timandra] A pox of wrinkles!
TN III.iv.273[Sir Andrew to Sir Toby] Pox on't!
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