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The zany was progenitor to the specialist in humor, as we to-day have the unhappiness to know him.

A specialist who knows everything about something and nothing about anything else.

He leaves it to the specialist, which is as if he should leave his dinner to be eaten by a steam-engine.

I'm going to set up as a specialist, a brain specialist, for clams.

The specialist has been described as a "man who knows more and more about less and less."

Surely every book-collector is in his heart of hearts a specialist.

The chapter on "The Specialist" is almost inseparable from this chapter.

"Our lesson from the drinking-vessels does not end here," proceeded the specialist.

The specialist drew up a chair and studied his patient thoughtfully.

To her father enough had been told to make him hurriedly summon a specialist.

WORD ORIGIN

1856 (originally in the medical sense); see special + -ist.

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