Diseased with dropsy hydropical maintaining dropsy as a dropsical client
- swollen with an exorbitant buildup of fluid
- Diseased with dropsy; hydropical; looking after dropsy; because, a dropsical client.
- Of or regarding dropsy.
1680s; see dropsy + -ical.
(a.) Diseased with dropsy; hydropical; tending to dropsy; as, a dropsical client.
- (a.) Of or with respect to dropsy.
His asthma tormented him day and night, and dropsical symptoms made their appearance.