sawbones

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noun saw·bones \ˈsȯ-ˌbōnz\

Definition of sawbones

plural

sawbones

or

sawboneses

slang

  1. :  physician, surgeon

Examples of sawbones in a sentence

  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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