Definition of Dropsied

1. a. Diseased with drops.



Definition of Dropsied

1. Adjective. Diseased with dropsy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dropsied

1. dropsy [adj] - See also: dropsy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dropsied

dropples
dropropizine
drops
drops in
drops off
drops out
dropseed
dropseeds
dropship
dropships
dropshot
dropshots
dropsical
dropside
dropsides
dropsied (current term)
dropsies
dropsonde
dropsondes
dropstone
dropstones
dropsy
dropsy of pericardium
dropt
droptop
droptops
dropwise
dropworm
dropworms
dropwort

Literary usage of Dropsied

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1837)
"... and virtue none, It is a dropsied honor: good alone Is good, without a name: vileness is so; The property by which it is should go, Not by the title. ..."

2. Shakespeare's Medical Knowledge by Charles Woodward Stearns (1865)
"Where great additions swell and virtue none, It is a dropsied honour. (Act n. Sc. 3.) A 'dropsied' or puffy roundness of surface is not to be mistaken for ..."

3. The Indiana School Journal by Indiana State Teachers Association (1894)
""From lowest place when virtuous things proceed, The place is signified by the doer's deed; Where great additions swell, and virtue none, It is a dropsied ..."

4. The Roving Editor: Or, Talks with Slaves in the Southern States by James Redpath (1859)
"The dropsied Dwarf of Illinois, By brother sneaks called " Little Giant," He who ... asks Freedom, in surprise, " Because " (the dropsied Dwarf replies), ..."

5. All's Well that Ends Well by William Shakespeare (1912)
"It is a dropsied honour. Good alone 135 Is good, without a name. Vileness is so ; The property by what it is should go, Not by the title. ..."

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