Definitions

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  • n. someone who practices medicine

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Examples

  • Tie up with your medical man and let the Mutual Ordered Life settle your money troubles.

    The Case of the Late Pig

  • The other, they could see for themselves, was the Portsmouth medical man Lieutenant Shairp had called in when Alexander first arrived.

    Morgan’s Run

  • I have exposed Daniel Harson for the Dissenting minister he once was, and John Powell for the medical man on a slaver he once was.

    Morgan’s Run

  • My opinion of him as a medical man went down a little as he made a cursory examination of Hayhoe.

    The Case of the Late Pig

  • J. Lyford was a grandson of old Dr. Lyford, the chief medical man of Basingstoke.

    Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends

  • IN the month of May (1817) Miss Austen was persuaded by her family to remove to Winchester in order to be under the care of a medical man of repute in the county - a member of the Lyford family.

    Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends

  • Dr. Welsh was the leading medical man in Haddington, but the income he made was small and was largely absorbed in paying by instalments the purchase-money of Craigenputtock, and so his household was conducted on economical principles.

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • This axiom in our profession bears with it the consoling, ennobling truth that though empiricism and demagogism may captivate for a season, and attain a mushroom success, yet it is only solid merit, scientific worth, high attainments and manly principles that can withstand the rough usage of life, and the storms and changes of time, and build up for any medical man a name of enduring usefulness and renown.

    An Address on the Welfare of the Medical Profession, Delivered Before the State Medical Society, at Warrenton, N. C., on the 20th May, 1868, by the President, S. S. Satchwell, M. D.

  • The medical man who had been summoned from Minehead, gave it as his opinion that he was rapidly breaking; indeed, he continued to grow weaker and weaker throughout the winter.

    Zoe: The History of Two Lives

  • No clothes were allowed, no medical man attended those who were incarcerated, and a chaplain never entered there, while the prison itself was destitute of any airing-yard.

    Elizabeth Fry

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