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horripilation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Horripilation  \Hor*rip`i*la"tion\,  n.  [L.  horripilatio,  fr 
  horripilare  to  bristle;  horrere  to  bristle  +  pilus  the  hair: 
  cf  F.  horripilation.]  (Med.) 
  A  real  or  fancied  bristling  of  the  hair  of  the  head  or  body, 
  resulting  from  disease,  terror,  chilliness,  etc 




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