quacksalver

noun
quack·​sal·​ver | \ ˈkwak-ˌsal-vər How to pronounce quacksalver (audio) \

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Examples of quacksalver in a Sentence

the medical impostors on the information superhighway are no more scrupulous than earlier quacksalvers who traveled along the streets of towns and villages

First Known Use of quacksalver

1579, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quacksalver

obsolete Dutch (now kwakzalver)

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