Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who practices osteopathy; an osteopath.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as osteopath.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a therapist who manipulates the skeleton and muscles

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Examples

  • I should distribute the ailments around: surgery cases to the surgeon; lupus to the actinic-ray specialist; nervous prostration to the Christian Scientist; most ills to the allopath & the homeopath; & (in my own particular case) rheumatism, gout, & bronchial attack to the osteopathist.

    Mark Twain, a Biography — Volume III, Part 1: 1900-1907

  • I should distribute the ailments around: surgery cases to the surgeons; lupus to the actinic-ray specialist; nervous prostration to the Christian Scientist; most ills to the allopath and the homeopath; (in my own particular case) rheumatism, gout and bronchial attacks to the osteopathist.

    Complete Letters of Mark Twain

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