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Kindhart

A jocular name for a tooth-drawer; so called from a dentist of the name in the reign of Queen Elizabeth. Kindhart, the dentist, is mentioned by Rowland in his Letting of Humours—Blood in the Head-vaine. (1600); and in Rowley's New Wonder.

Mistake me not, Kindhart
He calls you tooth-drawer.

Act. 1.1

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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