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surgeon

1. a medical practioner who specializes in surgery
2. a medical officer in the Royal Navy
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He was a short, fat man, with an exuberant joviality, a bald head, and a loud voice; he had a cockney accent, and was generally described by the students as an `awful bounder'; but his cleverness, both as a surgeon and as a teacher, caused some of them to overlook this.
After a glance at Geoffrey, the surgeon suddenly checked himself on the point of advancing to the inner part of the room, and remained standing at the window.
Is to do what you most want, to live under the conditions that please you, in peace with yourself, to make a hash of life; and is it success to be an eminent surgeon with ten thousand a year and a beautiful wife?
The fourth duel was a tremendous encounter; but at the end of five or six minutes the surgeon interfered once more: another man so severely hurt as to render it unsafe to add to his harms.
They were now comfortably laid at rest in the kitchen, under the care of the French surgeon and the English nurse attached to the ambulance.
There being nobody by, however, but a pauper old woman, who was rendered rather misty by an unwonted allowance of beer; and a parish surgeon who did such matters by contract; Oliver and Nature fought out the point between them.
Sophia soon yielded to the commands of her father, though entirely contrary to her own inclinations, for she suspected, I believe, less danger from the fright, than either the squire or the surgeon.
But the surgeon who held the watch, declared five minutes not to have elapsed yet, and sternly admonished them to keep silence.
He has died," says the surgeon, "of an over-dose of opium, there is no doubt.
Let us know all about it first,' said the surgeon, continuing his examination with a businesslike delight in it, 'before we pronounce.
cried Caderousse; "I require a surgeon, not a priest; perhaps I am not mortally wounded -- I may not die; perhaps they can yet save my life.
We'll save him yet," he said; and the Surgeon, who, though he ranked with the Captain, had a very youthful heart, went out upon the word and pranced joyously in the mud.