chirurgeonly

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Etymology[edit]

chirurgeon +‎ -ly

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chirurgeonly (comparative more chirurgeonly, superlative most chirurgeonly)

  1. (archaic) having the characteristics of a chirurgeon (doctor or surgeon)
    • 1610, The Tempest, by Shakespeare, act 2 scene 1
      GONZALO. My lord Sebastian, / The truth you speak doth lack some gentleness / And time to speak it in; you rub the sore, / When you should bring the plaster.
      SEBASTIAN. Very well.
      ANTONIO. And most chirurgeonly.

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