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  • n. Plural form of physitian.


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  • A physitians wife laide a Lover of her Maides (supposing him to be dead) in a Chest, by reason that he had drunke Water, which usually was given to procure a sleepy entrancing.

    The Decameron

  • I was not nice to give way to the summons of his desire: the match was soon made, and the next day, accompanied with a worthy Knight and judicious admirer, and curious speculator of rarities, and three other physitians of allowable knowledge, we set forwards for Knaresbrough, being about fourteen miles from Yorke.

    Spadacrene Anglica The English Spa Fountain

  • One may not sketch the career of Dr Marwood, who journeyed to London from these parts and cured 'a certain noble Lord, 'a favourite of Queen Elizabeth, but returned home because,' finding himselfe much envyed by the Court physitians, he thought he was not safe there! '

    Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts

  • They contain the marrow of all the works of Daniel Sennertus, and Fernelius, and twenty-five physitians more, mentioned in the authors epistle.

    Inventory of Robert Carter's Estate, November [1733]

  • "then the physitians began to try their experiments," "three other physitians of allowable knowledge," and he refers to Deane as "one who is far from the straine of many of his profession."

    Spadacrene Anglica The English Spa Fountain

  • Three days after our return to York, Dr. Deane (whose thirst for knowledge is not superficially to be satisfied) by the consent of his fellow-physitians sent for a great quantity of the water in large violl glasses, entending partly by evaporation and partly by some other chimical means to experiment it .... "

    Spadacrene Anglica The English Spa Fountain

  • 280 A Letter from Roger Williams rick and similitudes, but I see neede of anodynes (as physitians speak) and not of irritations.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • "Not a drop of rum has yet come on, and the physitians report that the artificers (who work exceedingly hard) are fall - ing sick for want of it. besides you must be sensible it is extremely necessary for other purposes. ''

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society


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