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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person, especially one who is not a licensed physician, who sets broken or dislocated bones.

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

  • noun One who sets broken or dislocated bones; -- commonly applied to one, not a regular surgeon, who makes an occupation of setting bones.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun one who realigns broken or disjointed bones

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

  • noun someone (not necessarily a licensed physician) who sets broken bones

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