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used in All Over but the Shoutin'

2 uses
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to recommend or require what should be done

or more specifically:

of a medical doctor:  to give medical instructions — such as writing that a patient should take antibiotics
  • A few weeks later, as she sat in the examination chair, the doctor asked her how long it had been since her last examination, and since her last prescription for eyeglasses.
    Chapter 2.19 (17% in)
  • My grandmother, who fried me whole boneyards of chicken, who got mildly drunk on her prescriptions, played "Boilin' Cabbage Down" on the banjo and stomped so hard on the planks it sounded like Jehovah pounding at the door, was gone.
    Prologue (29% in)

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