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- noun Plural form of
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"They are dabsters when it comes to getting away with other people's property."
Apothecaries were permitted to sell drugs to "alchemists, bath-servants and ignorant quacks, while dabsters, calf-doctors, rag-pickers, magicians, witches, crystallomancers, sooth-sayers and other _mancipia_ [purchased slaves] of the Devil, were allowed to practice Medicine." [