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    1. a gangrenous or ulcerous sore, esp. in the mouth
    2. a disease affecting horses' feet, usually the soles, characterized by a foul-smelling exudate
    3. a defined area of diseased tissue, esp. in woody stems
    4. something that corrodes, corrupts, destroys, or irritates

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