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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Balm (French, baume).
 
Contraction of balsam (q.v.). The Balm of Gilead = the balsam of Gilead.   1
   Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no remedy, no consolation, not even in religion?   2
 


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