- (now chiefly Britain dialectal) Mortality; plague; pestilence.
- A sudden sickly feeling; queasiness. [from 16th c.]
- A feeling of apprehension, doubt, fear etc. [from 16th c.]
- (now chiefly Britain dialectal) A calamity or disaster.
- A prick of the conscience; a moral scruple, a pang of guilt. (Now chiefly in negative constructions.) [from 17th c.]