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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. loss of the ability to move a body part;
[syn: paralysis, palsy]

2. a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor;

VERB (1)

1. affect with palsy;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Palsy \Pal"sy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Palsied; p. pr. & vb. n. Palsying.] To affect with palsy, or as with palsy; to deprive of action or energy; to paralyze. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Palsy \Pal"sy\, n.; pl. Palsies. [OE. palesie, parlesy, OF. paralesie, F. paralysie, L. paralysis. See Paralysis.] (Med.) Paralysis, complete or partial. See Paralysis. "One sick of the palsy." --Mark ii. 3. [1913 Webster] Bell's palsy, paralysis of the facial nerve, producing distortion of one side of the face; -- so called from Sir Charles Bell, an English surgeon who described it. Scrivener's palsy. See Writer's cramp, under Writer. Shaking palsy, (Med.) paralysis agitans, a disease usually occurring in old people, characterized by muscular tremors and a peculiar shaking and tottering gait; now called parkinsonism, or Parkinson's disease. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

palsy n 1: loss of the ability to move a body part [syn: paralysis, palsy] 2: a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor v 1: affect with palsy
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

67 Moby Thesaurus words for "palsy": MS, ague, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, apoplexy, brain disease, bumpiness, catalepsy, cataplexy, cephalalgia, cerebral palsy, chattering, chorea, cold shivers, diplegia, emotional disorder, epilepsy, falling sickness, fits and starts, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, headache, hemiplegia, herpes zoster, infantile paralysis, ischialgia, jactation, jactitation, jerkiness, joltiness, migraine, multiple sclerosis, nervous disorder, neuralgia, neuritis, neuropathy, organic psychosis, paralysis, paraplegia, paresis, polio, poliomyelitis, polyneuritis, pressure neuropathy, priapism, quaking, quavering, quivering, radiculitis, sciatic neuritis, sciatica, sensory paralysis, shakes, shaking, shaking palsy, shingles, shivering, shivers, shuddering, spasms, spastic paralysis, stroke, succussion, the jerks, tic douloureux, toxic psychosis, trembling, tremulousness, vibration
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Palsy a shorter form of "paralysis." Many persons thus afflicted were cured by our Lord (Matt. 4:24; 8:5-13; 9:2-7; Mark 2:3-11; Luke 7:2-10; John 5:5-7) and the apostles (Acts 8:7; 9:33, 34).