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megrim

[mee-grim] /ˈmi grɪm/
noun
1.
megrims, low spirits; the blues.
2.
a whim or caprice.
3.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English migrame a type of headache < Middle French migraine (by misreading, in taken as m); see migraine
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British Dictionary definitions for megrims

megrims

/ˈmiːɡrɪmz/
noun (functioning as sing)
1.
(archaic) a fit of depression
2.
(archaic) a disease of horses and cattle; staggers

megrim1

/ˈmiːɡrɪm/
noun (archaic)
1.
(often pl) a caprice
2.
a migraine
Word Origin
C14: see migraine

megrim2

/ˈmiːɡrɪm/
noun
1.
a flatfish, Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis, of the turbot family, having a yellowish translucent body up to 50 cm (20 in.) in length, found in European waters, and caught for food
Word Origin
C19: of uncertain origin
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Word Origin and History for megrims

megrim

see migraine.

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megrims in Medicine

megrim me·grim (mē'grĭm)
n.
See migraine.

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