dropsy (n.) Old form(s): dropsie
type of disease in which the body retains watery fluids
1H4 II.iv.439[Prince Hal (as King) to Falstaff (as Hal), of Falstaff] Why dost thou converse with ... that swollen parcel of dropsies
Tem IV.i.230[Caliban to Stephano, of Trinculo] The dropsy drown this fool!
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