What does the word epilepsy mean?

Usage examples for epilepsy

  1. Epilepsy and apoplexy were understood as spasms inside the head. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  2. Such cases may indeed pass into ordinary epilepsy, but often, under judicious management, moral rather than medical, they cease, so that one can venture on taking a more hopeful view of them than of others. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.