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 Megathe’rium (Greek, great-beast).Meigle (in Strathmore). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Me’grims.
 
A corruption of the Greek hemi-crania (half the skull), through the French migraine. A neuralgic affection generally confined to one brow, or to one side of the forehead: whims, fancies.   1
 


 Megathe’rium (Greek, great-beast).Meigle (in Strathmore). 

 
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