from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An infallible means of attack or defense.
- noun A simple remedy for a difficult or intractable problem.
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- noun A bullet made of silver, usually with reference to the
folkloricbelief that such bullets are the only weapons which can kill a werewolf.
- noun idiomatic Any
straightforward solutionperceived to have great effectivenessor bring miraculousresults.
- noun A
cocktailsomewhat like a martini.
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- noun a simple guaranteed solution for a difficult problem
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From the belief that werewolves could be killed with silver bullets.]
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