- skip - Brewer’s

Epʹilepsy

was called by the Romans the Comitial or Congress sickness (morbus comitiaʹlis), because the polling for the comitia centuriaʹta was null and void if any voter was seized with epilepsy while the votes were being taken.

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

Ephesian Letters
Ephialtes
Ephialtes
Ephori or Ephors
Epic
Epicure
Epicurean
Epicuros. (Latin form, Epicurus.)
Epi-demic
Epigram
Epilepsy
Epimenides
Epiphany
Episemon
Episode
Epistle
Epi-zootic
Epoch
Epode
Epsom Races
Epsom Salts

See Also:

Epilepsy