Definitions

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

  • noun A person with an advanced degree licensed to practice in a medical field, such as a physician, dentist, or veterinarian.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colloquial form of doctor, as a title of address.

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  • noun informal A document.
  • noun informal A doctor.

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

  • noun the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
  • noun a licensed medical practitioner

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Short for doctor.]

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From document by shortening.

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From doctor by shortening.

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  • Cod in reverse.

    November 3, 2007