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n. Archaic
A surgeon.

[Middle English cirurgien, from Old French, from Latin chīrurgia, surgery; see surgery.]
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1. (Historical Terms) an archaic word for surgeon
2. (Surgery) an archaic word for surgeon
[C13: from Old French cirurgeon]
chiˈrurgery n
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(kaɪˈrɜr dʒən)

Archaic. a surgeon.
[1250–1300; < Old French]
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References in classic literature ?
The King's chirurgeon was there also, while the King and De Montfort paced the corridor without.
The chirurgeon turned to the Queen and Bertrade de Montfort.
He desired him also, should he know in the neighborhood any doctor or chirurgeon, to fetch him, taking on himself the payment of the messenger.