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sawbones

noun
slang

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a person specially trained in healing human medical disorders
  • a real old-timer who remembers when you could expect a sawbones to make a house call

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The first known use of sawbones was in 1837

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“Sawbones.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sawbones. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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