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shelley
 adj.— «He says symptoms include calves being off-colour before dying very quickly, while older cattle can develop breathing difficulties. “The other symptoms we’ve been seeing are pretty rapid weight loss, so they become what’s called “shelley’ very quickly,” he said.» —“200 cattle die from mystery disease” ABC News Online (Australia) Mar.28, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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