medicaster


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medicaster

(ˈmɛdɪˌkɑːstə)
n
an unqualified person who claims to possess medical knowledge
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It was not very difficult to adapt the topic to the Czech environment as there was a Czech parallel to the story in the Medicaster, a medieval play.
Richard Whitlock refers to medicasters as "pretenders to physick," who "buy the degree of doctor abroad" (107).