Ship Fever n. See Typhus (ty phus) alt.* strong irrational desire for adventure, travel. This blog is a documentation of various low budget explorations, culinary adventures, and the occasional net one might find themselves cast within whilst attempting to avoid the allure of a conveniently placed tall ship passing by. *definition most likely not found in published dictionaries. cited, to date, only once in a rare ne'er to be published documentation known as the author's journal.