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Sawbones   Listen

A physician who specializes in surgery.  Synonyms: operating surgeon, surgeon.

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"Sawbones" Quotes from Famous Books

... of me jacking up suddent, and giving the Sawbones a turn? Who'd ha' pictered me "Taking the Waters"? Ah! CHARLIE, 'twos hodds on the Urn With Yours Truly, this time, I essure you. I fancied as Tot'nam-Court Road Would he trying its 'and on my tombstone afore the green ...
— Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, Sep. 24, 1892 • Various

... rational satisfaction. "Hullo," he said, when I told him my name. "So it's you, is it, Cumberledge?" He glanced at my card. "St. Nathaniel's Hospital! What rot! Why, blow me tight if you haven't turned sawbones!" ...
— Hilda Wade - A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose • Grant Allen

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