Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Sudden and incomplete waking from sleep (on the part of young children) in a state of confusion and terror.
- n. Plural form of night terror.
GNU Webster's 1913
- (Med.) A sudden awakening associated with a sensation of terror, occurring in children, esp. those of unstable nervous constitution.
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