from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An oculist.


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  • An eye-doctor friend of mine who does this as part of his business had it done for himself, so that is a strong recommendation.

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  • An ad targeting the Kentucky eye-doctor Rand Paul claimed that the Senate contender was part of a secret society at Baylor University, and that he tied up a woman and forced her to worship an idol.

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  • The disconnect between government and the Syrian people is not what everyone hoped for when the Western-educated eye-doctor took power in 2000.

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  • In the new movie, Goyer also milks an eye-doctor scene for maximum weirdness by arranging to pry open Yustman's eyelids with a gleaming medical instrument called a speculum.

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  • This morning I had to take D to his eye-doctor appt. since they were dilating his pupils.

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  • In a recent Wall Street Journal article, it is noted that "25% of eye-doctor visits are for dry eye...and many complaints are linked to the popularity of vision correction surgery."

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  • Multiple trips to the eye-doctor vet, with minimal improvement.

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  • Everything possible was done for Eradicate, and the doctor said that it would be several days, until after the burns from the exploding chemicals had partly healed, before the eye-doctor could make an examination.

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  • In the evening, when the exaltation of the day had died down, he went to the sideboard again, and after some visits became convinced that the eye-doctor was a liar, since he could still see everything very clearly.

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  • Little children came to that eye-doctor, and they needed large-type amusement.

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