suddenly occurring paralysis that distorts one side of the face, caused by a lesion of the facial nerve.
a usually temporary paralysis of the muscles of the face, normally on one side
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sweet pepper. Historical Examples Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners Elizabeth O. Hiller Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches Eliza Leslie
a handle, cord, or strip of cloth pulled to ring a bell. Historical Examples Far from the Madding Crowd Thomas Hardy Literature and Life William Dean Howells
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a tackle consisting of two standing single blocks, two running single blocks, a fall, and a runner, so arranged that it gives a mechanical advantage of six, neglecting friction.