1. tick fever caused by rickettsial bacteria and transmitted by wood ticks
  2. buck fever nervous excitement of an inexperienced hunter
  3. Rock fever infectious bacterial disease of human beings transmitted by contact with infected animals or infected meat or milk products; characterized by fever and headache
  4. tick over run disconnected or idle
  5. take over seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
  6. takeover a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation
  7. Q fever an acute disease resembling influenza
  8. dengue fever an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints
  9. trench fever marked by pain in muscles and joints and transmitted by lice
  10. Texas fever an infectious disease of cattle transmitted by the cattle tick
  11. disfavor put at a disadvantage
  12. take five take a break for five minutes
  13. thermic fever sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heat
  14. clever mentally quick and resourceful
  15. rheumatic fever a severe disease chiefly of children and characterized by painful inflammation of the joints and frequently damage to the heart valves
  16. pick over separate or remove
  17. take after be similar to a relative
  18. tickler a file of memoranda or notices that remind of things to be done
  19. ticker a character printer that automatically prints stock quotations on ticker tape
  20. typhus fever rickettsial disease transmitted by body lice and characterized by skin rash and high fever