Origin of nostrum
Definition for nostrum (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for nostrum
So well recognized is this use of the nostrum that a number of the Southern newspapers advertise a cure for the "Teruna habit."
But Isabel only laughed and told him to go to Anabel, who had a nostrum for every ill.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Each one has his own nostrum to propound, and in the Babel of voices nothing is done.The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll|Stuart Dodgson Collingwood
A few were wise enough to see the trick, but most people believed in the efficacy of the nostrum.The Funny Side of Physic|A. D. Crabtre
In one respect, however, the labels help them by giving information as to which nostrum is the most heavily drugged.