doctoring

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

doctoring

  1. Present participle of doctor.

Noun[edit]

doctoring (plural doctorings)

  1. Treatment by a doctor.
    • 1950, Viking Fund Publications in Anthropology (issue 15, page 39)
      For example, some doctors have a reputation for being particularly adept at working on unconscious people. If the symptoms have lingered for a long time and doctorings have not been successful, the family may postpone further treatment []