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Ar·buth·not(är-bŭth′nət, är′bəth-nŏt′), John 1667-1735.
Scottish physician and writer noted for his satirical anti-Whig pamphlets published as Law Is a Bottomless Pit (1712) and later retitled The History of John Bull.
(Biography) John. 1667–1735, Scottish physician and satirist: author of The History of John Bull (1712) and, with others, of the Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus (1741)
Ar•buth•not(ɑrˈbʌθ nət, ˈɑr bəθˌnɒt)
John, 1667–1735, Scottish author and physician.