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nostrum
used in Main Street

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Definition
an ineffective remedy — such as a medicine or political solution
  • Shelves of soap-cartons, teething-rings, garden-seeds, and patent medicines in yellow "packages-nostrums" for consumption, for "women's diseases"—notorious mixtures of opium and alcohol, in the very shop to which her husband sent patients for the filling of prescriptions.
    Chapter 4 (17% in)

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