Definition of Bonesetter

1. Noun. Someone (not necessarily a licensed physician) who sets broken bones.




Definition of Bonesetter

1. n. One who sets broken or dislocated bones; -- commonly applied to one, not a regular surgeon, who makes an occupation of setting bones.

Definition of Bonesetter

1. Noun. one who realigns broken or disjointed bones ¹

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Definition of Bonesetter

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bonesetter

boneration
boners
bones
bones of contention
bones of digits
bones of inferior limb
bones of lower limb
bones of skull
bones of superior limb
bones of upper extremity
bones of upper limb
bones of visceral cranium
bones up
boneset
bonesets
bonesetter (current term)
bonesetters
bonesetting
boneshaker
boneshakers
boneshaw
boney
boneyard
boneyards
boneyer
boneyest
bonfire boys
bonfire night

Literary usage of Bonesetter

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1. Life with the Trotters by John Splan (1889)
"He showed me so well on this occasion that I was satisfied that, barring an accident, he would beat bonesetter in the match. I had a man watching bonesetter ..."

2. History of Hadley: Including the Early History of Hatfield, South Hadley by Sylvester Judd, Lucius Manlius Boltwood, George Sheldon (1905)
"They highly valued the services of a chirurgeon, or bonesetter, ... They had made some attempts to obtain a bonesetter, but apparently had not sought for a ..."

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