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Turmeric

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like berberry, being yellow, was supposed to cure the yellow jaundice. According to the doctrìne oj signatures, Nature labels every plant with a mark to show what it is good for. Red plants are good for fever, white ones for rigor. Hence the red rose is supposed to cure hæmorrhage. (See Thistles.)

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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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Tunisian
Tunkers
Turcaret
Tureen
Turf (The)
Turk
Turk-Gregory
Turkey
Turkish Spy
Turlupin
Turmeric
Turncoat
Turning the Tables
Turnip-Garden (The)
Turnip Townsend
Turnspit Dog
Turpin
Turtle Doves
Tussle
Tut
Tutivillus

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