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- n. A healer.
- n. A person who, or device which preserves food by curing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who cures; a healer; a physician.
- n. One who prepares beef, fish, etc., for preservation by drying, salting, smoking, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A physician; one who heals. One who preserves provisions, as beef, fish, and the like, from putrefaction, by means of salt or in any other manner.
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