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doctor

1. a person licensed to practise medicine
2. a person who has been awarded a higher academic degree in any field of knowledge
3. Chiefly US and Canadian a person licensed to practise dentistry or veterinary medicine
4. a title given to any of several of the leading Fathers or theologians in the history of the Christian Church down to the late Middle Ages whose teachings have greatly influenced orthodox Christian thought
5. Angling any of various gaudy artificial flies
6. Archaic a man, esp a teacher, of learning
7. a device used for local repair of electroplated surfaces, consisting of an anode of the plating material embedded in an absorbent material containing the solution

Doctor

 

(doctor blade), a thin blade in the shape of a knife that is part of a machine used for intaglio printing or stenciling. Doctors for intaglio printing are made of steel and are used to remove excess ink from the surface of the printing cylinder. In stenciling, rubber blades are used for spreading and squeezing the thick ink through the openings of the stencil.

What does it mean when you dream about a doctor?

Doctors symbolize healing or the desire for healing, either physically or psychologically. They also represent authority, even the higher self. To someone attuned to alternative medicine, a traditional doctor may also represent mainstream orthodoxy as opposed to natural healing.

doctor

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(meteorology)
A cooling sea breeze in the tropics.

Doctor

(dreams)
Dreaming about a doctor may represent a need for physical, emotional, or spiritual healing. Doctors are respected authority figures and we usually follow their advice and guidance in regard to our well being. Depending on your belief system, the doctor in your dream could also represent your higher self or inner guidance. If you are currently experiencing a health problem and doctors are a part of your daily/weekly life, this dream may be symbolic of real life difficulties. However, the dream is most likely based on a past event, a memory, or refers to a current need for healing, rather than a prediction of the future.
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Barefoot Doctors and Western Medicine in China, by Xiaoping Fang.
In fact, barefoot doctors were farmers who worked without shoes in the rice paddies and treated villagers' basic ailments the best they could.
The Barefoot Doctor will be at Waterstones in High Street, Birmingham, this Thursday from 7pm to promote his book Twisted Fables for Twisted Minds.
Eighty-four per cent (434) had passed the qualifying examination (end of barefoot doctor system) for their certificates compared with 16 per cent (85) who did not.
The Barefoot Doctor, who discarded his real name of Stephen Russell in homage to the medicine men of Ancient China who travelled from village to village, is a modern-day healer.
TRY a Body Booster Soap Bar from the Barefoot Doctor range at Boots and you'll emerge from the bath feeling bright and bubbly, says the makers.
You can stock up on vitamins, soothe your psyche with books by the Barefoot Doctor or give into the urge to giggle when you buy body care products called Grumpy Cow, Horny Cow or Mad Cow.
17 It's all change for Cefin Roberts as the musical maestro pens his first drama for the small screen 10 COLUMNISTS The spice of Aled Blake's life doesn't have the same allure for his nearest and dearest 11 Why big isn't necessarily better for Lynne Barrett-Lee 14 BOOKS Filled with reviews and opinion 18 FOOD Naughty but ever so nice chocolate recipes 21 TRAVEL Get away ideas for all the family 24 Lynne Allbutt chats to the Barefoot Doctor 27 27 TV & FILM What would you do for pounds 5m?
Barefoot Doctor Energising/ Exfoliating Scrub and Polish: Weird texture but works very well.
l Barefoot Doctor Orgasmic Shower Mousse, pounds 4.
WITH log-like legs and eyes laden with sleep, I drag myself towards the legendary Barefoot Doctor, sighing heavily as I realise that I'm about to miss EastEnders to hear his words of wisdom in a book shop.
In case she bumps into Posh, Barefoot Doctor Portable Magic, pounds 7, a de-stress lotion to banish irritations.