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NOUN (1)

1. a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men;
[syn: migraine, megrim, sick headache, hemicrania]

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4 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scaldfish \Scald"fish`\, n. [Scald, a. + fish.] (Zool.) A European flounder (Arnoglossus laterna, or Psetta arnoglossa); -- called also megrim, and smooth sole. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Megrim \Me"grim\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zool.) The British smooth sole, or scaldfish (Psetta arnoglossa). [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Megrim \Me"grim\, n. [OE. migrim, migrene, F. migraine, LL. hemigrania, L. hemicrania, hemicranium, Gr. ?; ?- half + ? skull. See Hemi- and Cranium, and cf. Hemicrania, Migraine.] 1. A kind of sick or nervous headache, usually periodical and confined to one side of the head; now more commonly called migraine headache or migraine. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. A fancy; a whim; a freak; a humor; esp., in the plural, lowness of spirits. [1913 Webster] These are his megrims, firks, and melancholies. --Ford. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. (Far.) A sudden vertigo in a horse, succeeded sometimes by unconsciousness, produced by an excess of blood in the brain; a mild form of apoplexy. --Youatt. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

megrim n 1: a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men [syn: migraine, megrim, sick headache, hemicrania]