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sawbones

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noun saw·bones \ˈsȯ-ˌbōnz\

Definition of sawbones

plural sawbones or saw·bones·es

slang

  1. :  physician, surgeon



Examples of sawbones

  1. <a real old-timer who remembers when you could expect a sawbones to make a house call>



1837

First Known Use of sawbones

1837

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