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  • n. An expert in hydropathy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who practices hydropathy; a water-cure doctor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in or practises hydropathy.
  • n. One who believes in the efficacy of hydropathic treatment.


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  • I am about to send her to Malvern, where one of her sisters now is, to try a hydropathist physician there -- a regularly educated man.

    Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman

  • Augusta was so much terrified on her own account, that she might almost have been made a hydropathist on the spot; and Robert wrote that poor Sir

    Hopes and Fears or, scenes from the life of a spinster

  • In the spring of 1865 she was induced, by the entreaty of friends who had themselves tested his skill, to consult Dr. Schieferdecker, a noted hydropathist, and later to place herself under his care.

    The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss

  • And as I hope the Florentine hydropathist may not be a quack as Dr. ” ” at Malvern certainly is, I shall be disappointed if there is no good effect to be traced to 'judicious packing and sitz baths' that you can tell us of.

    What I Remember


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