Definition for A'CHOR

A'CHOR, n. [Gr. αχωο, sordes capitis.]

  1. The scald head, a disease forming scaly eruptions, supposed to be a critical evacuation of acrimonious humors; a species of herpes. – Hooper. Quincy.
  2. In mythology, the god of flies, said to have been worshiped by the Cyreneans, to avoid being vexed by those insects. – Encyc.

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