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doctor

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Second edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780198609810
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191727047
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originally (in Middle English) a person skilled in, and therefore entitled to teach or speak authoritatively on, any branch of

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Subjects: History of English

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