loblolly boy

(redirected from loblolly man)

loblolly boy

or

loblolly man

n
(Nautical Terms) navy Brit (formerly) a boy or man acting as a medical orderly on board ship
[C18: from loblolly sense 2, applied to a ship's doctor's medicines]
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