Definition of Home-cured
1. Adjective. Cured at home. "Home-cured hams"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Home-cured
Literary usage of Home-cured
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Consumption and chronic diseases: A Hygienic Cure, at Patient's Home, of by Emmet Densmore (1899)
"Returned home cured on August loth. Weight on February loth, 8 st. u lb. = 123 lb.; July 14, 12 st. 5 lb. ..."
2. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1894)
"She made offer of bacon as well, home- cured. She was a Hampshire woman, and understood the rearing of ... Weyburn pronounced for a plate of her home-cured. ..."
3. The New Review edited by Archibald Grove, William Ernest Henley (1897)
"... objection which interested persons profess to entertain in respect to Fresh Meat: that branding would be injurious. The best home-cured is branded now, ..."
4. Birmingham Medical Review (1901)
"Simeon B., who was under treatment for colic for a month, returned home cured, went back to lead dipping, and in two months had left hemiplegia, ..."
5. The "Queen" Cookery Books by S. Beaty-Pownall (1902)
"Then again both beef and mutton lend themselves admirably to pickling and curing, whilst few things equal a properly home-cured ox tongue; moreover, salmon, ..."
6. A Leisurely Tour in England by James John Hissey (1913)
"Home- cured," the maid who served me with my ale declared. I thought I would buy one, for home- cured hams are not easy to come by nowadays, and such a ham ..."