Examples of sawbones in a Sentence
a real old-timer who remembers when you could expect a sawbones to make a house call
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Under the Knife 2 continues the story of Dr. Derek Stiles, the brilliant young sawbones from the original game.
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First Known Use of sawbones
Synonymscroaker [slang], doc, medic, medico, physician, doctor [slang]
Related Wordsfamily doctor, family physician, family practitioner, general practitioner; anesthesiologist, dermatologist, gynecologist, internist, neurologist, ob-gyn, obstetrician, ophthalmologist, orthopedist, pathologist, pediatrician (also pediatrist), physiatrist, podiatrist, radiologist, urologist; attending, clinician, hospitalist; specialist; plastic surgeon, surgeon; intern (also interne), resident; aidman, nurse, nurse-practitioner; EMT, paramedic (also paramedical); physical therapist, physiotherapist
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