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- (obsolete, transitive) To cure or heal (an illness or person)
- Late 14th century: Thanne were myn herte / Al warisshed of his bittre peynes smerte. — Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Franklin's Tale’, Canterbury Tales
- Varro testifies that even at this day there be some who warish and cure the stinging of serpents with their spittle.
- (obsolete, intransitive) To get better; to recover from an illness