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Locum   Listen

Someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession.  Synonym: locum tenens.

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"Locum" Quotes from Famous Books

... it is sunstroke. We were motoring in the mid-day heat. She didn't seem to feel it at the time, but her head ached when we got in. She is in a high fever now. I've sent my man on in the motor to fetch Jim's locum from Weir. I should have brought the dogcart myself, to fetch you, but I couldn't trust the ...
— The Way of an Eagle • Ethel M. Dell

Words linked to "Locum" :   backup, locum tenens, stand-in, substitute, reliever, relief, fill-in, backup man

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