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