Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- v. obsolete To cure, heal.
- v. obsolete To restore (something) to a good condition.
- v. obsolete To recover, regain (something that had been lost).
- n. obsolete cure; remedy; recovery
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete To arrive at; to reach; to attain.
- v. obsolete To recover; to regain; to repossess.
- v. To restore, as from weariness, sickness; or the like; to repair.
- v. obsolete To be a cure for; to remedy.
- n. obsolete Cure; remedy; recovery.
- Probably partly from Latin recūrāre, and partly from a reduced form of recover. (Wiktionary)
“I used it for two years ... then wanted more of a challenge and switched to a compoung and eventually a recure.”
“Phoebus > (Who each day drives his chariot across the sky) 9 In western waves his weary wagon did recure. recure > restore, refresh”
“After having, as he said, "recure la bouche" for these gentlemen spoke French like their own language and used it among themselves to keep their servants from understanding -- after having wet his whistle with a large glass of sparkling rosy French wine, he cried:”
“With such strange termes her eyes she doth inure, that with one looke she doth my life dismay: and with another doth it streight recure, her smile me drawes, her frowne me driues away.”
“Which default when as some endeuoured to salue and recure, they patched vp the holes with peces and rags of other languages, borrowing here of the french, there of the Italian, euery where of the Latine, not weighing how il those tongues accorde with themselues, but much worse with ours: So now they have made our English tongue, a gallimaufray or hodgepodge of al other speches.”
“The wounded louer deter mineth to make sute to his lady for his recure.”
“Comrade Rudd plans to recure capitalism from eating itself.”
“That from or on which something is developed. recure v. To cure again. raillery n.”
“But there is a [recure] in the debt covenant probably?”
“to seduce our boarders, we must recure a number of cross people.”
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