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shaking palsy

noun, Pathology.
Origin of shaking palsy
First recorded in 1605-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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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

another name for Parkinson's disease
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