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n. pl. sawbones or saw·bones·es (-bōn′zĭz) Slang
A physician, especially a surgeon.
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n, pl -bones or -boneses
slang a surgeon or doctor
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n., pl. -bones, -bones•es. (used with a sing. v.) Slang.
a surgeon or physician.
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|Noun||1.||sawbones - a physician who specializes in surgery|
amputator - a surgeon who removes part or all of a limb
doc, doctor, physician, Dr., MD, medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
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sawbones(o.f.) [ˈsɔːbəʊnz] N (pej) → matasanos m inv
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