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synonyms for sawbones

  • doctor
  • specialist
  • surgeon
  • MD
  • bones
  • doc
  • healer
  • intern
  • medic
  • quack
  • general practitioner
  • medical practitioner
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antonyms for sawbones

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  • patient
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How to use sawbones in a sentence

For many years he had carried in his body a Spanish bullet which the sawbones of his guerrilla band had been unable to extract.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
But I kin go to Bullhide for the sawbones in it, and bring him back, too.
RUTH FIELDING AT SILVER RANCHALICE B. EMERSON
The mediocre sawbones can always take a shop, go to India, marry a sickly widow, or invent a patent medicine.
MATED FROM THE MORGUEJOHN AUGUSTUS O'SHEA
Well, he's got an ugly hole in him, and it's hard hunting—the sawbones will have to find the lead.
THE GOLD HUNTER'S ADVENTURESWILLIAM H. THOMES
They had grudgingly allowed Clancey, the family sawbones, to call in a psychologist friend, Philip Warwick.
THE SHORT LIFEFRANCIS DONOVAN
The giving of expert evidence on such occasions was the only opportunity which the young sawbones had of earning money.
A LABRADOR DOCTORWILFRED THOMASON GRENFELL
When that twopenny sawbones of a doctor was rude to you, I licked him within an inch of his life.
THE HEROWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
I had hoped to see my daughter a peeress, and now I found her the affianced bride of a parish sawbones.
DOCTOR THERNEH. RIDER HAGGARD
He believed himself a spiritualist, and, sublime sawbones, he studied only in the medical amphitheatre.
BALZACFREDERICK LAWTON
This offensive sawbones, he explained, publically allooded to me as a empirick.
THE SUNSET TRAILALFRED HENRY LEWIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SAWBONES

  • MD
  • bones
  • doc
  • doctor
  • general practitioner
  • healer
  • intern
  • medic
  • medical practitioner
  • quack
  • sawbones
  • specialist
  • surgeon
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.