Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who treats disorders of the ear; an otologist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One skilled in treating and curing disorders of the ear.

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  • noun One skilled in treating and curing disorders of the ear.

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Examples

  • Some ten years before, Miss Travers, then a young girl of nineteen, was suffering from partial deafness, and was recommended by her own doctor to go to Dr. Wilde, who was the chief oculist and aurist in Dublin.

    Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions

  • By some instinct I told them at once about James Hinton, whom, of course, they knew by name as the first aurist of his day; how, with all that this life could give him, he had died of a broken heart, a heart broken over the lost and degraded womanhood of England, the hosts of young girls slain in body and soul whom he met with at night in our terrible streets.

    The Power of Womanhood, or Mothers and Sons A Book For Parents, And Those In Loco Parentis

  • Some of those advertised do harm by setting up a mechanical irritation in the ear after a time, and a better result is often obtained with a ball of cotton or a paper disc introduced into the ear by an aurist.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)

  • When the aurist heard of the danger his patient had run, through the violence of the remedy he had employed, he hastened to Apsley House to express his grief and mortification; but the duke merely said:

    How to Get on in the World A Ladder to Practical Success

  • The aurist said it would be his ruin when it became known that he had been the cause of so much suffering and danger to his grace.

    How to Get on in the World A Ladder to Practical Success

  • If the pain continues it is wiser to have an aurist lance the drum, to avoid complications, than to wait for the drum membrane to break open spontaneously in his absence.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)

  • Some ten years before, Miss Travers, then a young girl of nineteen, was suffering from partial deafness, and was recommended by her own doctor to go to Dr. Wilde, who was the chief oculist and aurist in Dublin.

    Oscar Wilde

  • He should consult a dentist, an oculist, an aurist, or other specialist according to his particular need.

    How to Eat A Cure for "Nerves"

  • He mentioned these experiments to a Boston friend, Dr. Clarence J. Blake, and he, being a surgeon and an aurist, naturally said, ` ` Why don't you use a real ear? ''

    The History of the Telephone

  • He mentioned these experiments to a Boston friend, Dr. Clarence J. Blake, and he, being a surgeon and an aurist, naturally said, "Why don't you use a REAL EAR?"

    The History of the Telephone

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