country doctor


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Noun1.country doctor - a doctor who practices in the country (rather than in a city) usually remote from a modern hospital; "do country doctors still make house calls?"
general practitioner, GP - a physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses
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References in classic literature ?
He could not account for this, though truly the interminable loquacity of that country doctor offered itself in explanation.
And some people might think that a Redmond B.A., whom editors were beginning to honor, was `wasted' as the wife of a struggling country doctor in the rural community of Four Winds."
He was a Plymouth man, I think, the son of a country doctor, and both his elder boys were studying medicine.
He confirmed the opinion entertained by the country doctor. For some days longer the good bailiff lingered.
John's whole heart was set on becoming a country doctor, with Rebecca to keep house for him, and the vision seemed now so true, so near, that he could almost imagine his horse ploughing through snowdrifts on errands of mercy, or, less dramatic but none the less attractive, could see a physician's neat turncut trundling along the shady country roads, a medicine case between his, Dr.
"No mention of that local hunt, Watson," said Holmes with a mischievous smile, "but a country doctor, as you very astutely observed.
Kennedy is a country doctor, and lives in Cole- brook, on the shores of Eastbay.
There was a general impression, however, that Lydgate was not altogether a common country doctor, and in Middlemarch at that time such an impression was significant of great things being expected from him.
The trim Inspector Martin, the old, gray-headed country doctor, myself, and a stolid village policeman made up the rest of that strange company.
"Wonderful!" said the country doctor. "You are certainly right, sir.
A BLACK Country doctor says his Christian convictions cost him his job - because he refused to identify clients by their chosen gender instead of their biological sex.