|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
Cushing Cush·ing (k&oobreve;sh'ĭng), Harvey Williams. 1869-1939.
American surgeon known for his innovations in the field of neurosurgery and for his studies of the pituitary gland.