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  • n. Plural form of catholicon.


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  • It is the general knowledge of the existence of this sentiment which has called into being the present epidemic of curious cults and catholicons -- due, it would appear, more to this insidious temptation to such _commercial enterprise_ than to any other cause -- and which form so prominent a feature throughout all sections of the community -- and especially in the press -- throughout the length and breadth of the land.

    Valere Aude Dare to Be Healthy, Or, The Light of Physical Regeneration

  • Strange that all these catholicons for earthly ills propose to inaugurate the millennium by improving the pecuniary condition of the people -- as though the want of money in this or the other pocket were the only evil.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12


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