Definitions for sawbonesˈsɔˌboʊnz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

saw•bones*ˈsɔˌboʊnz(n.)(pl.)-bones, -bones•es.

  1. a surgeon or physician.

    Category: Status (usage)

* (used with a sing. v.) Slang..

Origin of sawbones:

1830–40

Princeton's WordNet

  1. surgeon, operating surgeon, sawbones(noun)

    a physician who specializes in surgery

Wiktionary

  1. sawbones(Noun)

    A surgeon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sawbones(noun)

    a nickname for a surgeon

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