American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A pharmacist.
- n. One who sells drugs.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who deals in drugs; one whose occupation is the buying and selling of drugs.
- n. Specifically.
- n. One who compounds or pre-pares drugs according to medical prescriptions; an apothecary or pharmacist; a dispensing chemist.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who deals in drugs; especially, one who buys and sells drugs without compounding them; one who owns or operates a drugstore.
- n. one who compounds drugs or distributes drugs into containers for distribution to customers; a pharmacist or apothecary.
- n. a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
“Then she dressed and veiled herself and going to a certain druggist, who had a saloon with two doors, salamed to him and gave him an ashrafi and said to him, “Take this gold piece as a douceur for thy saloon and let it to me till the end of the day.””
“Today there's a good chance that the druggist is minding the store and the malcontent is in Washington.”
“When you refuse to take something just as good in this world, you'll usually find that the next time you call the druggist has the original Snicker's Sassafras Sneezer in stock.”
“In the more important professions, especially in those dealing with what we call "matters of life and death," the shipmaster or pilot, doctor or druggist, is required not only to study his business, but to pass an examination under those who have already become past masters, and obtain a certificate or a diploma or some credential to show that he is fit to be intrusted with the direct responsibility for human life.”
“No, the druggist is a horse of a different colour, they all agree.”
“The druggist was the first person she "tackled" in her campaign.”
“The druggist was a deep-dyed Democrat, and sniffed when she asked him what he thought of”
“There, as it should be, the druggist is a counsellor, a confessor, an adviser, an able and willing missionary and mentor whose learning is respected, whose occult wisdom is venerated and whose medicine is often poured, untasted, into the gutter.”
“Is it seriously meant that, if a druggist is a Swedenborgian, it would be better for himself and his customers that he should not know the difference between Epsom salts and oxalic acid?”
“It seems everyone has a new name except for pharmacists....although occasionally I'll have an LOL call me "druggist".”
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Reprint edition, Devon: Latimer Trend & Co., Ltd., 1969. Full original citation (you'd better grab a drink and sit down) is:
States of being
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