[pawl-zee] /ˈpɔl zi/
noun, plural palsies.
any of a variety of atonal muscular conditions characterized by tremors of the body parts, as the hands, arms, or legs, or of the entire body.
verb (used with object), palsied, palsying.
[pal-zee] /ˈpæl zi/
noun (pl) -sies
paralysis, esp of a specified type: cerebral palsy
verb (transitive) -sies, -sying, -sied
“disease causing paralysis,” c.1300, palesie, from Anglo-French parlesie, Old French paralisie, from Vulgar Latin *paralysia, from Latin paralysis (see paralysis).
palsy pal·sy (pôl’zē)
Complete or partial muscle paralysis, often accompanied by loss of sensation and uncontrollable body movements or tremors.
a shorter form of “paralysis.” Many persons thus afflicted were cured by our Lord (Matt. 4:24; 8:5-13; 9:2-7; Mark 2:3-11; Luke 7:2-10; John 5:5-7) and the apostles (Acts 8:7; 9:33, 34).
[pal-zee-wal-zee] /ˈpæl ziˈwæl zi/ adjective, Slang. 1. friendly or appearing to be friendly in a very intimate or hearty way: The police kept their eye on him because he was trying to get palsy-walsy with the security guard. /ˈpælzɪˌwælzɪ/ adjective 1. (informal) excessively friendly adjective Very friendly; chummy: breezy, palsy-walsy with Baskerville, who’s not a […]
[pawl-ter] /ˈpɔl tər/ verb (used without object) 1. to talk or act insincerely or deceitfully; lie or use trickery. 2. to bargain with; haggle. 3. to act carelessly; trifle. /ˈpɔːltə/ verb (intransitive) 1. to act or talk insincerely 2. to haggle v. 1530s, “speak indistinctly,” of unknown origin. It has the form of a frequentative, […]
deliverance from the Lord, one of the spies representing the tribe of Benjamin (Num. 13:9).
deliverance of God, the prince of Issachar who assisted “to divide the land by inheritance” (Num. 34:26).