: a person who sets broken or dislocated bones usually without being a licensed physician
Examples of bonesetter in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAcross from a chocolate maker, a collective of herbalists, midwives, and bonesetters operate a small medicinal garden with plots of mugwort and rue, selling soaps and supplements out of their shop.
Julien Capmeil, Condé Nast Traveler, 30 Mar. 2020
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