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  • noun Plural form of curer.

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Examples

  • Perhaps the circle of 'curers' will be complete when the coming Arab summit convenes in Libya itself.

    Soccer Dad

  • Consequently, a whole host of irregular curers, most of them with some empirical know-how, but many charlatans as well, flourished in the cities, towns, and countryside of New Spain.

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • Those curers that caused a person's illness to manifest itself in objects and then extract them through some sort of physical manipulation, usually by suction, were called techichinani, "those that suck."

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • A near-death experience also could signal special healing powers; Ruiz de Alarcón mentions two indigenous curers who became aware of their calling through visions and dreams while gravely ill. 90 Just as in pre-Columbian times, certain people were considered to be more prone to having the "gift to heal" — la gracia de curar — or access to supernatural powers, especially those with physical defects.

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • They placed the last gatherings of bark in rows for the curers, which led them farther and farther away from the shed; and thus they gradually withdrew as the sun went down.

    The Woodlanders

  • And even these enormous figures include only the fisher-folk themselves, and do not take into account the vast army of buyers, curers, dealers,

    The Art of Living in Australia

  • You see statues everywhere to politicians, poets, bishops, but none to cooks or bacon-curers or market-gardeners.

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • Their involvement in human things gives them a public role as curers of diseases and inventors of nuclear weapons, as bastions of democracy and bastions of totalitarianism.

    THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND

  • Their involvement in human things gives them a public role as curers of diseases and inventors of nuclear weapons, as bastions of democracy and bastions of totalitarianism.

    THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND

  • And, then these strange, strange curers -- the odd ones you know.

    CNN Transcript Apr 21, 2002

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