a universal remedy; panacea.
In 1407 there was a collection of fifty service books, and a catholicon, the latter being perhaps the nucleus of a library.
Old English Libraries Ernest Savage
The catholicon is printed in a small type, not very cleanly cut.
Fine Books Alfred W. Pollard
I soon saw the catholicon of Spain (Spanish gold) was the chief ingredient.
The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
We are now in a position to understand Balbi’s performance in the catholicon.
The Age of Erasmus P. S. Allen
I care not much if I untwist my committee-man, and so give him the receipt of this grand catholicon.
Character Writings of the 17th Century Various
Item satelles dicitur quia adheret alteri ad eius custodiam, catholicon.
Selections from Early Middle English 1130-1250: Part II: Notes Various
The preface contains a sarcastic harangue in orthodox charlatan style on the merits of the new catholicon or Panacea.
A Short History of French Literature George Saintsbury
And your petitioners are much afraid that the catholicon above mentioned is much of the same nature.
Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume I (of 2) John Hill Burton
The Professor then entreated M. T. Pate to imbibe from the bottle containing his catholicon.
The Funny Philosophers George Yellott
From the great size of the catholicon, its circulation must have been very limited.
Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries, Vol. 1 Henry Hallam
a remedy for all ills; panacea
(often initial capital letter) Eastern Church. any of the heads of certain autocephalous churches. (in some autocephalous churches) a primate subject to a patriarch and having authority over metropolitans. (in the early Christian church) the head of monasteries in the same city. Historical Examples And the priest of the Christians is called “catholicos” in the […]
catholicos. Historical Examples The catholicus of Valarshapat is nominally chosen by all Armenians. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5 Various Mashtotz, catholicus, collected in one volume the Armenian rituals. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5 Various A restriction, however, was afterwards placed upon the catholicus, and upon the Episcopal order. An […]
a female given name, form of Catherine. Contemporary Examples Fashion journalists Cathy Horyn and Suzy Menkes were there, notepads out. Halston’s Fashion Faux Pas Jacob Bernstein July 13, 2011 Cathy Corison: I fell in love with wine when I was 19, studying biology at Pomona College, 40 years ago. Yes, Women Can Make Great Wine […]
catia tool, CAD, product A CAD/CAM system produced by Dassault Systemes and sold by IBM. CATIA is used heavily in the car and aerospace industries. It runs on various Unix platforms and Windows NT. (http://catia.ibm.com/catmain.html). (2002-06-12) Historical Examples In all surety, catia’s wedding reception left nothing lacking on the score of elegance. The Brentons Anna […]