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- n. A practitioner of chiropody
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who treats diseases of the hands and feet; especially, one who removes corns and bunions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who treats diseases or malformations of the hands or feet; especially, a sargeon for the feet, hands, and nails; a cutter or extractor of corns and callosities; a corn-doctor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a specialist in care for the feet
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Sam bungled over the word chiropodist, but was put right by the doctor.
Many of our educated girls, when they can work on people's heads and feet, and present a card with some big word on it, as "chiropodist," which means foot-cleaner, are perfectly satisfied.
• A chiropodist quoted about his encounter with the poisonous dorsal fin of a weever fish described the experience as being "bitten".
As most of you know, I am extremely squeamish, so I spent the appointment trying to read my book (naturally) while the chiropodist was working.
In the morning I had to take my son to the chiropodist.
He then went to Milton Keynes to watch his team being led to an undistinguished draw by a 63-year-old straight-talking former part-time chiropodist from Sheffield.
A quick splash at the water's edge might seem like the best way to cool your tired feet when the sun's out – but chiropodist Fred Beaumont warns that if you go barefoot, it's something you could live to regret.
Fred Beaumont is a chiropodist based in Whitley Bay, and a spokesman for the Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists: iocp.org.uk.
She says they know about this and would like H to see a chiropodist.
All a chiropodist would do is look at them and perhaps massage with some cream.
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