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Allopʹathy

is in opposition to Homœopʹathy. The latter word is from the Greek, homœon pathos, similar disease; and the former is allo pathos, a different disease. In one case, “like is to cure like”; and in the latter, the disease is cured by its “antidote.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Allan-a-Dale
Allemand
Allen
Allestree
Alley (The)
Alliensis (Dies) (June 16th, B.C. 390)
Alligator
Alligator Pears (the fruit of Persea gratissima)
Alliteration
Allodials
Allopathy
Alls
Allworth
Allworthy
Alma (the human soul)
Alma Mater
Almack’s
Almagest
Alman
Almanac
Almesbury

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Allopathy