Origin of palsied
noun, plural pal·sies.
verb (used with object), pal·sied, pal·sy·ing.
Origin of palsy1
Examples from the Web for palsied
He sketched it quickly, his hand trembling, giving the drawing an awkward, palsied look.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"By strangulation," said the old gipsy, raising her palsied hand to her throat.Rookwood|William Harrison Ainsworth
Complex the knots were, but his warped and palsied fingers deftly undid them as though long familiar with each turn and twist.Darkness and Dawn|George Allan England
Such pastimes nerve one of the arms of the nation when in battle; but for them 'twould be palsied.