from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Great Britain, a medical practitioner who has passed the examinations of the Royal College of Surgeons, and of the Apothecaries' Society of London. See also general practitioner, under practitioner.
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He chafed with annoyance at being treated as a dogsbody by the older apprentices, loathed their loose conversation, and felt he was learning nothing.