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Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Definitions for megrim

  1. A migraine.
  2. A fancy; a whim.
  3. In the plural: lowness of spirits -- often with 'the'.

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Citations for megrim
That might justify her, fairly enough, in being kept away from meeting now and again by headaches, or undefined megrims. Harold Frederic, The Damnation of Theron Ware
Tonight, by some megrim of the scheduler, I have the honor of working with the departmental chairman, Dr. B. Pamela Grim, Just Here Trying to Save a Few Lives
Origin of megrim
1350-1400
Megrim is from Middle English migrem, from Middle French migraine, modification of Late Latin hemicrania, "pain in one side of the head," from Greek hemikrania, from hemi-, "half" + kranion, "skull."