Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A course of treatment pursued after convalescence is established in order to insure the permanency of the cure.

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Examples

  • Mrs. Cricklander would be obliged to take an after-cure at the highly situated castle of an Austrian Prince, an old friend of hers -- where the air was most bracing, she wrote.

    Halcyone

  • (Switzerland) undergoing some after-cure for a foot-trouble, the result of some accident he met with last winter.

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  • They were going to spend a few days in Nuremberg, and then push on to Holland for Mr. March's after-cure.

    Their Silver Wedding Journey — Complete

  • I couldn't go home feeling that I had kept you out of your after-cure; and when we get there, no doubt the sea air will bring me up so that I shall want to go to Italy, too, again.

    Their Silver Wedding Journey — Complete

  • I'm on my way to the woods for my after-cure; but I thought I might as well stop and give the girls

    Their Silver Wedding Journey — Complete

  • "No, indeed, we won't go to Liverpool, and we will never go home till you've had your after-cure in Holland."

    Their Silver Wedding Journey — Complete

  • But it is best to discourage this fondness; and Mrs. March joined her husband in mocking it, when he made her observe how fit it was that their silver wedding journey should be resumed as part of his after-cure.

    Their Silver Wedding Journey — Complete

  • They were so much at ease with him that even Mrs. Eltwin took part in the talk, and told him how they had spent the time of her husband's rigorous after-cure in Switzerland, and now he was going home much better than they had expected.

    Their Silver Wedding Journey — Complete

  • Nuremberg; but he besought March, if he was going to the Tyrol for his after-cure, not to fail staying a day or so in the wonderful place.

    Their Silver Wedding Journey — Complete

  • "I understood from Mr.. Adding," he concluded, "that you were going. there for your after-cure, Mr. March, and I didn't know but you might be going soon."

    Their Silver Wedding Journey — Complete

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