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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SURGEON

The surgeon was in constant attendance, but the malady baffled all his skill.

Dr. Wilson, the surgeon, is going to take me through the hospital this afternoon.

"Dr. Wilson, the surgeon, has been shot," came slowly and distinctly.

Lady Delacour was senseless, supported in the surgeon's arms.

The next day, towards evening, the surgeon and Dr. X—— arrived.

I will just take the poor old man home, and send for a surgeon.

He came to his senses as they were bringing him home, and somebody ran for Hurst, the surgeon.

She was the daughter of Mr. Andrew Craig, who had been a surgeon in Glasgow.

Fact is, my son's a surgeon, and he taken all my best instruments with him.

At a house a mile behind the camp the surgeon stood waiting for us.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Anglo-French surgien (13c.), from Old French serurgien, cirurgien, from cirurgie "surgery," from Latin chirurgia, from Greek kheirourgia, from kheirourgos "working or done by hand," from kheir "hand" (see chiro-) + ergon "work" (see urge (v.)).

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