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- adj. Obsolete form of hysteric.
- n. Obsolete form of hysteric.
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Also, The Art of burning dimples in ladies 'cheeks and chins -- of repairing female tongues that wear with using -- of setting eyes _fashionably_ in their sockets -- of giving the face a _beautiful pale_, deathlike aspect -- and of acquiring the elegant hysterick and other fits.
This ain't no news for ladies 'ears, and I don't want to send none of them into hysterick fits!
They have called the child Tristram — and my mistress is just got out of an hysterick fit about it — No! — ’tis not my fault, said Susannah — I told him it was Tristram-gistus. —