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The act of restoring health after injury or illness. Care, including medical and nursing services rendered to a sailor throughout a period of duty, pursuant to the principle that the owner of a vessel must furnish maintenance and cure to a sailor who becomes ill or is injured during service.

The right of a seller, under the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), a body of law governing commercial transactions, to correct a delivery of goods that do not conform to contractual terms made to a buyer within the period specified by the contract in order to avoid a breach of contract action.

The actual payment of all amounts that are past due in regard to a default in such payments.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

CURE. A restoration to health.
     2. A person who had quitted the habit of drunkenness for the space of nine months, in consequence of medicines he had taken, and who had lost his appetite for ardent spirits, was held to have been cured. 7 Yerg. R. 146.
     3. In a figurative sense, to cure is to remedy any defect; as, an informal statement of the plaintiff's cause of action in his declaration is cured by verdict, provided it be substantially stated.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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They recently published a slightly off-beat book which is developing something of a cult following - Adventures of a Bacon Curer, written by Maynard Davies and on sale at pounds 9.99.
In reality, many of the curers were able to practice their profession for years without interference.
My own support for the kipper led me inexorably to Peel, where Peter Canipa runs Geo, Devereau's kipper curers, where he assures me it is not unusual for him to eat 12 kippers a day.
Pouring over seventeenth and eighteenth-century newspapers, legal documents, diaries, and letters, Dexter uncovered women engaged in almost every conceivable artisanal or entrepreneurial occupation: tobacconists, innkeepers, fish curers, printers, eyeglass dealers, even blacksmiths and coppersmiths.
Rhonda's loving parents, whom she periodically calls from the road, are an overbearing mother (Angela Pietropinto), always with curers in her hair, and her silent, Weather Channel-addicted hubby (Freddie Roman); gag is funny the first time around but is repeated too many times.
It begins in the fifth century B.C., which saw the arrival in Greece of a slew of "beggar priests" (as Plato called them) from the Middle East, wandering curers who carried with them hitherto unknown Assyrian and Babylonian techniques for "binding" one's enemies.
They contribute to our knowledge of how sick people and their curers reacted to illness, how they explained and described it, and how they dealt with it.
He gained his greated recognition as a champion of water curers for the rich and public showers for the poor - both of which gained popularity by the turn of the century, only to become quickly outmoded.
Different colors c an be used to identify curers for multi-axis programs.
Many tribes no longer have native curers (also known as "medicine men").
The fishermen and fish curers of New England and Nova Scotia played an important part in England's conquest of Canada, for to them the fishing rights meant life or death.