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  • n. the trade of a bonesetter, the practice of realigning broken or disjointed bones

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Examples

  • Step 3 is prioritizing a list of bonesetting needs.

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  • If you look carefully, the daughter in the titles above is the daughter of a practitioner of a specific trade or activity, be it alchemy, bonesetting, or heresy.

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  • He treated other maladies when necessary, but bonesetting was his specialty.

    The Bonesetter's Daughter

  • Women tended-to be more community minded than men, and in this village at least, they were used to taking on the more objectionable of community tasks; perhaps he ought to check among the girls and see if any of them were willing to learn all he could teach them about bonesetting and herbs and the like.

    Owlflight

  • "But the likelihood that we'd need a bonesetting kit is so small it's infinitesimal!" he protested.

    The Silver Gryphon

  • It was heavier than it looked-because of the bonesetting kit, of course.

    The Silver Gryphon

  • This time she did use the bonesetting kit; the splints and bandages that hardened into rigid forms when first soaked, then dried.

    The Silver Gryphon

  • A veterinary would have made neater work of the bonesetting, but hardly could have rendered the job more effective.

    His Dog

  • As he worked at his bonesetting task, Ferris had more chance to study his new acquisition.

    His Dog

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