moonstruck (adj.) 1670s, from MOON (Cf. moon) (n.) + struck (see STRIKE (Cf. strike) (v.)). Cf. Gk. selenobletos. For sense, Cf. MOON (Cf. moon) (v.). Perhaps coined by Milton.

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