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A further course of medical treatment, especially one given during or after residence at a spa; treatment of this kind.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Short (c1690–1772), physician.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.