from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Epileptic.
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And after this Mahomet fell oft in the epileptical passion, and when the lady his wife saw him oft fall, she was much sorrowful that she had wedded him.
"Perfectly: his life is very precarious; he is bilious, consumptive, and, if not watched, will be epileptical; and he has a fond, weak mother, who will let him kill himself."
They have neither the epileptical rant nor goatish impulses of the Methodists, nor the drowsy uniformity from which not all the solemn beauty of the service can redeem the Liturgy of the Church of England.
When composed sufficiently to distinguish and recognize individual objects, he looked upon the gloomy visage and threatening eye of his brother, and shrunk back with a terror almost epileptical.
Mr. Bruce was also a man who had somewhat of the spirit of discerning future events, and did prophetically speak of several things that afterward came to pass, yea, and divers persons distracted (says an author ) and those who were past recovery with the epileptical disease, or falling sickness, were brought to Mr. Bruce, and were, after prayer by him in their behalf, fully restored from that malady.
The ring was cast into the well, whereupon the maid became epileptical as formerly, and endured much misery for a long time.
The patient who passed away at Cayetano Heredia Hospital was a 50 year old male with Down syndrome, and the other 2 deaths in Essalud Grau Hospital are an epileptical 35 year old woman and a 29 year old male, reportes the press release issued by Minsa.
c. 1, l. 2, out of his own experience found, epileptical, with a multitude of humours in the head.
You are bilious, and epileptical, and all the rest of it, and you are to be cured by diet and blue water. "