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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, an irresistible morbid craving for intoxicating substances; dipsomania.

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  • We seem to have got rid of the mediƦval plague and many of its typhoid congeners; but instead we have an increased amount of insanity, methomania, consumption, dyspepsia, and paralysis.

    The Unseen World, and Other Essays

  • We seem to have got rid of the mediaeval plague and many of its typhoid congeners; but instead we have an increased amount of insanity, methomania, consumption, dyspepsia, and paralysis.

    The Unseen World and Other Essays

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