Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who cures; a healer; a physician.
  • noun One who prepares beef, fish, etc., for preservation by drying, salting, smoking, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A healer.
  • noun A person who, or device which preserves food by curing.

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Examples

  • No wonder it is known in Sanskrit as “the curer of all ailments.”

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • No wonder it is known in Sanskrit as “the curer of all ailments.”

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • No wonder it is known in Sanskrit as “the curer of all ailments.”

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • No wonder it is known in Sanskrit as “the curer of all ailments.”

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • This latter personage was first summoned to the apartment of the Laird, where, after some short space, the soul-curer and the body-curer were invited to join him.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • If my suspicions are correct, that woman is no mere curer.

    Voice of the Gods

  • The bodily physician, perhaps, misunderstood the curer of souls; and before they came to an explanation, Mr. Blifil came to them with a most melancholy countenance, and acquainted them that he brought sad news, that his mother was dead at Salisbury; that she had been seized on the road home with the gout in her head and stomach, which had carried her off in a few hours.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • A few people here have basically told a convoluted version of the “but what if the fetus was a potential Beethoven or cancer curer or Abraham Lincoln, as indirectly implied in some of the above cases?” argument.

    The argument that changed me from pro-life to pro-choice

  • He is the wiser man, master doctor: he is a curer of souls, and you a curer of bodies; if you should fight, you go against the hair of your professions.

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

  • Les tuiles sont ensuite mises curer pendant 5 jours en milieu humide (100% d'humidit) et

    Chapter 12

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