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What is this job like? Doctors make people healthier. When people get sick, doctors figure out why. They give people medicine and other kinds of treatment. They also give advice about diet, ex…

Doctor

A seventh son used to be so dubbed from the notion of his being intuitively skilled in the cure of agues, the king's evil, and other diseases. “Plusieurs croyent qu'en France les sept…

Doctors

False dice, which are doctored, or made to turn up winning numbers. `The whole autechamber is full, my lord—knights and squires, doctors and dicers.' `The dicers with their doctors in…

Doctor Jokes

Doctor, doctor, I have this feeling that I'm invisible! Doctor, doctor, I've lost my memory! – When did you lose it? When did I lose what? Doctor, doctor,…

Doctor Knowall

Doctor Knowall There was once upon a time a poor peasant called Crabb, who drove with two oxen a load of wood to the town, and sold it to a doctor for two talers. When the money was being coun…

Doctor Who

Doctor Who began as a children's television show in the United Kingdom in 1963. Doctor Who and his companions traveled throughout the cosmos and time, battling bad guys like the Daleks, the Cybermen …

Doctors' Commons

A locality near St. Paul's, where the ecelesiastical courts were formerly held, and wills preserved. To “common” means to dine together; a term still used at our universities. D…

Doctors Disagree

Who shall decide when doctors disagree. When authorities differ, the question sub judiee must be left undecided. (Pope: Moral Essays, epistle iii. line 1.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase an…

Doctor's Stuff

Medicine; stuff sent from the doctor. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Doctored WineDoctors Disagree A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S …

Doctor Squintum

George Whitefield, so called by Foote in his farce entitled The Minor. (1714-1770.) Theodore Hook applied the same sobriquet to the Rev. Edward Irving, who had an obliquity of the eyes. (17…