Palsying
Palsy Pal"sy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Palsied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Palsying}.] To affect with palsy, or as with palsy; to deprive of action or energy; to paralyze. [1913 Webster]

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  • Palsied — Palsy Pal sy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Palsied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Palsying}.] To affect with palsy, or as with palsy; to deprive of action or energy; to paralyze. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Palsy — Pal sy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Palsied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Palsying}.] To affect with palsy, or as with palsy; to deprive of action or energy; to paralyze. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • palsy — I. noun (plural palsies) Etymology: Middle English palesie, alteration of parlesey, from Anglo French paralisie, from Latin paralysis Date: 14th century 1. paralysis 2. a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor of the body or a part II.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • palsy — palsy1 palsylike, adj. /pawl zee/, n., pl. palsies, v., palsied, palsying. n. 1. any of a variety of atonal muscular conditions characterized by tremors of the body parts, as the hands, arms, or legs, or of the entire body. 2. paralysis (def. 1b) …   Universalium

  • palsy — /ˈpɔlzi / (say pawlzee) noun (plural palsies) 1. paralysis. –verb (t) (palsied, palsying) 2. Rare (usually figurative) to paralyse. {Middle English parlesie, from Old French paralisie, from Latin paralysis paralysis} –palsied, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • νοοπλήκτου — νοόπληκτος palsying the mind masc/fem/neut gen sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • palsy — [pôl′zē] n. pl. palsies [ME palesie, parlesie < OFr paralisie < L paralysis,PARALYSIS] paralysis of any voluntary muscle as a result of some disorder in the nervous system, sometimes accompanied with involuntary tremors vt. palsied,… …   English World dictionary

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