Came from the slave days, and was considered a medical disease which needed curing if a slave was wanting to escape. So, metaphorically speaking, this word can be used as a noun if you feel trapped and ache for escape.:
The Men-an-Tol. A Legendary Holed Stone on sweeping Moorland, it may have been an Ancient tomb, as in Cornwall Holed Stones were often placed at the Entrance to Burial Chambers. Penwith, Cornwall, England.
Croquetas de jamon Spanish Cured ham Croquetas These are a big favorite tapa or snack in spain. I used to think they had cheese in the middle til a spanish friend told me how they are made. They can be made with chicken also or with no meat at all. Yummy