Definitions for palsyˈpɔl zi
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(n.)any of several conditions characterized by paralysis, as Bell's palsy.
any of a variety of atonal muscular conditions characterized by tremors of the body parts or of the entire body.
Origin of palsy:
1250–1300; ME, var. of parlesie < MF paralisie < L paralysisparalysis
loss of the ability to move a body part
a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor
affect with palsy
paralysis, complete or partial. See Paralysis
to affect with palsy, or as with palsy; to deprive of action or energy; to paralyze