JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Cubicle-Cause of Death? #general
Perhaps it refers to cubebism which is poisoning by cubeb (characterized by
nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever). Cubeb used to be given to stimulate
healing of mucous membranes, and as a diuretic and urinary antiseptic, or
so says Dorland's Medical Directory.