chirurgery


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chirurgery

Archaic. surgery.
See also: Surgery
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INTRODUCTION: Surgery is derived from the earlier name chirurgery, which means handwork.
See Seventeenth-Century English Recipe Books: Cooking, Physic and Chirurgery in the Works of Elizabeth Grey and Aletheia Talbot (Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2008), introduction; and "Recipes for Knowledge: Maker's Knowledge Traditions, Paracelsian Recipes and the Invention of the Cookbook, 1600-1660," Renaissance Food: Cultural Readings and Cultural Histories, ed.
lover of the country, 79; studies delighted in, 90; Gunter, his fellow-collegiate, 97; younger brother of an ancient family, 142; well pleased with fortune, 188; grateful to patrons, 189; well persuaded of physic, 211; drinks no wine, 246; his mother skilled in chirurgery, 250; a novice, but not inexpert in love, iii.