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- n. Alternative spelling of cure-all.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A remedy for all diseases, or for all ills; a panacea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A remedy for all kinds of diseases; a panacea.
- n. The name of various plants having real or supposed medicinal virtues: in most cases a translation like heal-all and all-heal, but applied specifically to the water avens, Geum rivale, and the garden or lemon balm, Melissa officinalis. The evening primrose, Œnothera biennis, is called king's cure-all.
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- n. hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
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