ptomaine poisoning

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Synonyms for ptomaine poisoning

a term for food poisoning that is no longer in scientific use

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In 1936, when "the new Bessie Smith," with a more popular repertoire and a "more elegant look," was asked to step in for Billie Holiday, who had contracted ptomaine poisoning.
Being in town, I warily went along to the Colorado Ballet's production of The Nutcracker, a ballet I normally prefer only slightly to ptomaine poisoning.
What Paul did pick up at the Grand Vefour, according to Fitch, was ptomaine poisoning.
Both extremes were recorded when he circled the globe in 1903 and 1904; ptomaine poisoning in Russia caused his diminution.