Webster's Dictionary 1828
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EM'ERODS, noun With a plural termination. [Corrupted from hemorrhoids, Gr. to labor under a flowing of blood.]
Hemorrhoids; piles; a dilatation of the veins about the rectum, with a discharge of blood.
The Lord will smite thee--with the emerods Deuteronomy 28:27.