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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A doctor, especially a surgeon.
From Old English saga (to cut with a saw) + ban (bone). Earliest documented use: 1837.
“The sawbones then manipulated my right arm back into its socket and secured it in a sling.”
Christopher Joll; The Speedicut Papers 4; AuthorHouse; 2018.
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