Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A defect in enunciation; misenunciation. Psellism may consist in lisping, stammering, burring, hesitation, etc. It also designates defective enunciation due to a hare-lip or defect of lip.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Indistinct pronunciation; stammering.
- Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)
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