from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a shovel for taking up coals of fire.
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-- As this disease attacks the joints only, this medicine should be rubbed all around the affeced joints and well bathed in by warming the hand frequently and rubbing the joint: a warm fire shovel will answer.
The Cherokee Physician, or Indian Guide to Health, as Given by Richard Foreman, a Cherokee Doctor; Comprising a Brief View of Anatomy, With General Rules for Preserving Health without the Use of Medicines. The Diseases of the U. States, with Their Symptoms, Causes, and Means of Prevention, are Treated on in a Satisfactory Manner. It Also Contains a Description of a Variety of Herbs and Roots, Many of which are not Explained in Any Other Book, and their Medical Virtues have Hitherto been Unknown to the Whites; To which is Added a Short Dispensatory.