Ly*can"thro*py(?), n. [Gr. : cf. F. lycanthropie.] 1. The supposed act of turning one's self or another person into a wolf. Lowell.
(Med.) A kind of erratic melancholy, in which the patient imagines himself a wolf, and imitates the actions of that animal.
Ly`ce"(?), n. [F. Cf. Lyceum.] A French lyceum, or secondary school for students intermediate between elementary school and college, supported by the French government, for preparing students for the university.
Syn. -- secondary school, lyceum, Gymnasium, middle school.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5]
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