from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The art or practice of healing or medicine.
- n. The skill or expertise of a physician, medical knowledge; medical attendance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art of healing; skill of a physician.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of healing.
- n. Medical attendance.
From Middle English lechecraft ("practise of medicine"), from Old English lǣċecræft ("medicine"), from lǣċe ("physician, doctor") + cræft ("art, skill, craft"). More at leech, craft. (Wiktionary)