from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Surgery.
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- noun obsolete Surgery.
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- noun archaic
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"chirurgery"; so the success of physician Russell's soothing oils came as a pleasant surprise.
There is no sickness almost but physic provideth a remedy for it; to every sore chirurgery will provide a slave; friendship helps poverty; hope of liberty easeth imprisonment; suit and favour revoke banishment; authority and time wear away reproach: but what physic, what chirurgery, what wealth, favour, authority can relieve, bear out, assuage, or expel a troubled conscience?
Nay, the art of chirurgery will perish, and all those ingenious instruments that have been invented for the cure of man will lie by useless and insignificant.
There are physicians in the Islands, who, I believe, all practise chirurgery, and all compound their own medicines.
We try also all poisons, and other medicines upon them, as well of chirurgery as physic.
Jamestown in order to secure the services of "chirurgian and chirurgery ... [to] cure his hurt."
The scheme was, that we should pass for _Carabins_ -- such is the nickname of French students in chirurgery -- and in this quality demand admission.
"As for that," retorted the man in a sing-song voice, "no one can tell whether a medicine be antidote or poison, unless as leechcraft and chirurgery point out --"
Greece, it must be owned, possessed musicians long anterior to Homer: Chiron the Centaur, regarded by the ancients as one of the inventors of medicine, botany, and chirurgery, who, when eighty-eight years of age, formed the constellations for the use of the
Virginia "seeing there was neither chirurgeon nor chirurgery in the fort to cure his hurt."