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shaking palsy

noun, Pathology
Origin of shaking palsy
1605-1615
1605-15
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  • The patient was suffering from Paralysis agitans, or shaking palsy, and was of course incurable.

    At the Court of the Amr John Alfred Gray
British Dictionary definitions for shaking palsy

shaking palsy

noun
1.
another name for Parkinson's disease
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