Synonyms for patent medicine

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Art in America is like a patent medicine, or a vacuum cleaner.

Why, man, it would be patent medicine then, and no one could take it from you.

We read a patent medicine circular and shudder with seven diseases.

It might just as well have been any other patent medicine, or any fake cure.

Its a patent medicine, but lots of fellows use it in training.

Many brewers have been knighted, but no patent medicine man.

He's got a newspaper, and a patent medicine, and a new bank, and I don't know what else.

"Sounds like the name of a patent medicine," observed Chunky.

America is the great field of operation for the patent medicine vender.

A very good laxative (though it is a patent medicine) is Beechams Pills.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PATENT MEDICINE

nostrum

nouncure-all, often ineffective
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