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gies


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Martyrology  \Mar`tyr*ol"o*gy\,  n.;  pl  {-gies}.  [Martyr  + 
  -logy.] 
  A  history  or  account  of  martyrs;  a  register  of  martyrs.  --Bp. 
  Stillingfleet 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lethargy  \Leth"ar*gy\  (-j[y^]),  n.;  pl  {-gies}  (-j[i^]z).  [F. 
  l['e]thargie,  L.  lethargia,  Gr  lhqargi`a,  fr  lh`qargos 
  forgetful,  fr  lh`qh  forgetfulness.  See  {Lethe}.] 
  1.  Morbid  drowsiness;  continued  or  profound  sleep,  from  which 
  a  person  can  scarcely  be  awaked. 
 
  2.  A  state  of  inaction  or  indifference. 
 
  Europe  lay  then  under  a  deep  lethargy.  --Atterbury.