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Cure-All

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Definition of the noun cure-all

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noun

  1. hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
    • example: There is no easy cure-all for old economic ills.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of cure-all: catholicon / nostrum / panacea
    • more generic words: curative / cure / remedy / therapeutic = a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    • more specific word: elixir = a substance believed to cure all ills

Alternative definition of the noun cure-all

noun

  1. A panacea.

Animal

Cure-All was a half bred racehorse by Physician out of an unknown dam who won the 1845 Grand National Steeplechase when an unconsidered outsider.

  • born in (177 years ago)

Music

"Cure-all" a.k.a. "Cure All" is an album by keyboardist Robert Walter. The recording features James Singleton and Johnny Vidacovich. AllMusic states that Cure All is soul-jazz with "a healthy balance of intellect and funkiness". All About Jazz states Cure All's "simplicity is refreshing rather than predictable" and that Walter's sidemen for the album are known for their appreciation for the spirit of New Orleans.

  • genre: Jazz
  • released in (7 years ago)

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Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1890)

by George Milbry Gould

Panacea (navaxtia, a cure-all). A cure- all; a name applied to various empiric preparations alleged to cure a multitude of diseases. Pana'do (Sp. Canada"). Bread softened in water. Also, a bread poultice ...

Google previewWorld Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1999)

A Resource for Readers and Writers by Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie

cure-all, an herb believed to heal all diseases.] A remedy for every difficulty.

Google previewNew Age Encyclopedia (2003)

A Mind, Body, Spirit Reference Guide by Belinda Whitworth

Clear quartz is a universal cure-all and enhances the effects of all the others. It is traditional to use it for scrying, or divination from a reflective surface, and it is the ingredient of true crystal balls. However, because of the expense, glass is more ...

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Cure-All Hash

a hash of scrambled eggs, sopressata, bresoala and capicola, as well as chopped pepperoncini and provolone

@ Besaw's (Portland, OR)

Photo credit: Ron Dollete

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