Epilepsy

Epilepsy, a violent nervous affection, manifesting itself usually in sudden convulsive seizures and unconsciousness, followed by temporary stoppage of the breath and rigidity of the body, popularly known as “falling sickness”; origin as yet undecided; attributed by the ancients to demoniacal possession.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Epigram * Epimenides
Epicharis
Epicharmus
Epictetus
Epicureans
Epicurus
Epicycle
Epidaurus
Epidemic
Epigoni
Epigram
Epilepsy
Epimenides
Epimetheus
Epinal
Epinay, Madame d'
Epiphanius, St.
Epiphany
Epi`rus
Episcopacy
Episcopius, Simon
Epistolæ Obscurorum Virorum

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