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- adj. Diseased with dropsy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Diseased with drops.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Dis-eased with dropsy; unnaturally swollen; exhibiting an unhealthy inflation.
And thus the dropsied: Ay, now speakst thou true:
He was still autocrat of the basement, dropsied with the favor of colonels and generals, deferential to "folks," but a past-master in taking liberties with things.
And thus the dropsied: "Ay, now speak'st thou true.