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 for Delhi boil
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aden ulcer \A"den ul"cer\ ([aum]"den [u^]l"s[~e]r or [=a]"den
     [u^]l"s[~e]r). [So named after Aden, a seaport in Southern
     Arabia, where it occurs.] (Med.)
     One of the numerous names of the lesion of Old World
     cutaneous leishmaniasis. Called also Aleppo boil, Aleppo
     button, Aleppo evil, Bagdad boil, Biskra boil, Cochin
     China ulcer, Delhi boil, Jerico boil, Oriental boil,
     Oriental sore, Persian ulcer, tropical ulcer, etc.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl. + AS]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Boil \Boil\, n. [Influenced by boil, v. See Beal, Bile.]
     A hard, painful, inflamed tumor, which, on suppuration,
     discharges pus, mixed with blood, and discloses a small
     fibrous mass of dead tissue, called the core.
     [1913 Webster]
     A blind boil, one that suppurates imperfectly, or fails to
        come to a head.
     Delhi boil (Med.), a peculiar affection of the skin,
        probably parasitic in origin, prevailing in India (as
        among the British troops) and especially at Delhi.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Delhi boil
      n 1: leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin
           lesions [syn: cutaneous leishmaniasis, Old World
           leishmaniasis, oriental sore, tropical sore, Delhi
           boil, Aleppo boil]

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