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Country doctor   /kˈəntri dˈɑktər/   Listen
Country doctor

A doctor who practices in the country (rather than in a city) usually remote from a modern hospital.

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"Country doctor" Quotes from Famous Books

... was afraid of the sight of blood. You see, it was this way. My father was a country doctor—a surgeon. One day he sent me into his surgery. The butcher had been thrown out of his cart and had his cheek cut open. My father was sewing it up, and he wanted me—I was a boy about fifteen at the time—to stand by with lumps of cotton-wool and mop the butcher while he ...
— The Creators - A Comedy • May Sinclair

... summoned the country doctor, but it took him some time to get out to the house. Suddenly a messenger boy rode up on his bicycle and mounted the porch steps. "Telegram for Mr. Kennedy," he announced, looking about and picking out Craig naturally as the person ...
— The Romance of Elaine • Arthur B. Reeve

Words linked to "Country doctor" :   general practitioner, GP

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