|1.||pathol a condition characterized by an accumulation of watery fluid in the tissues or in a body cavity|
|2.||slang a tip or bribe|
|[C13: shortened from ydropesie, from Latin hydrōpisis, from Greek hudrōps, from hudōr water]|
dropsy drop·sy (drŏp'sē)
Edema. No longer in technical use.
mentioned only in Luke 14:2. The man afflicted with it was cured by Christ on the Sabbath.