barber-surgeon

barber-surgeon

inferior doctor; formerly a barber performing dentistry and surgery. [Medicine: Misc.]
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"On Bank Holiday Monday, the Barber-Surgeon will be on hand in the Hall to patch up any scratches - if you dare brave the 17th century 'cures'!
Francis noted that their patron saint is Saint Martin de Porres - a 16th century barber-surgeon who joined the Dominican order in Peru and spent his life helping the poor and sick.
He said the cosmetologists should be guided by their patron saint, Peruvian Martino de Porres, a 16th-century barber-surgeon whose miracles include levitation, being in two places at once, instant cures, and an ability to communicate with animals.
For many centuries, one of the dictums of the barber-surgeon was, "Where there is pus, evacuate it," thereby purging the infection from the body.
Martin apprenticed as a barber-surgeon during his adolescence, an occupation that involved cutting hair, bloodletting and healing wounds and fractures.
Among the topics are Alexander the Great's confidence in his physician Philip of Acarnania, Maimonides, Ambrose Pare as an apprentice barber-surgeon in a busy shop in Paris, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Thomas Henry Huxley, Dieflafoy with his assistants and students during a lecture at the Hftel-Dieu, and the Eagle simulator for training anesthesia students at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London.
Experts found, among many other preserved treasures, musical instruments and equipment used by the onboard barber-surgeon. The ship's new, improved home in Portsmouth will open next year.
Take a gory trail, peer down a microscope at something ghastly, make a craft, meet the barber-surgeon and more.
The word "beard" reminds us a barber '"'barber-surgeon", or barbier but George Miller Beard (1839-1883) [7], was a U.S.
Its most notable building is the Church of England parish church of Saint John the Baptist, which is known for its merchants' ''' guild chapel, memorial to Henry VIII''''s barber-surgeon, Edmund Harman.
(88) However, the requirement that new citizens take the oath of supremacy effectively barred them from the guilds, although a minority of 'innocent Catholics', such as the barber-surgeon Walter Prendergast, who had stayed loyal to the crown during the wars of mid-century, were enfranchised and probably became guild brothers with the support of the government.
Hans Folz (1435/40-1513), a barber-surgeon by primary profession, produced a wide-ranging oeuvre that included carnival plays (Fastnachtspiele), master songs (Meisterlieder), fabliaux and gnomic texts in rhyming doggerel couplets (so-called "couplet sayings," or Reimpaarspruche), and medical tracts.