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  • (n) a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men



  • That is, the severe abdominal pain which fluctuates with attacks of migraine (megrim, hemicrania).

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  1. TV chef Nick Nairn said: "Megrim is delicious and a great fish to cook with, very similar to sole. It makes absolute sense that it should be brought to the Scottish market because it is being landed in Scottish ports."
    on Jul 19, 2009 By: Nick Nairn Source: The Herald

  2. "There are huge numbers of fish that nobody's eating," says Aikens. "Coley, dab and pouting, for instance. Even mackerel and sardines aren't as popular as they used to be. A few years ago, megrim sole was something you gave to the cat - but...
    on Mar 8, 2008 By: Tom Aikens Source: Times Online

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