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1. A migraine.
2. often megrims A caprice or fancy.
3. megrims Depression or unhappiness: "If these megrims are the effect of Love, thank Heaven, I never knew what it was" (Samuel Richardson).
[Middle English migrem, variant of migraine; see migraine.]
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1. (often plural) a caprice
2. (Pathology) a migraine
[C14: see migraine]
(Animals) a flatfish, Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis, of the turbot family, having a yellowish translucent body up to 50 cm (20 in.) in length, found in European waters, and caught for food
[C19: of uncertain origin]
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1. megrims, low spirits; blues.
2. whim; caprice.
[1350–1400; Middle English migrame a type of headache < Middle French migraine (by misreading, in taken as m); see migraine]
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megrim- Another word for a headache, especially a migraine.
See also related terms for headache.
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|Noun||1.||megrim - a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men|
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