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Definition of Doctor Foster from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Doctor Foster

 
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a character in a short children's poem from the mid 19th century. Nobody knows whether the doctor was a real person or not. These are the words of the poem:
Doctor Foster went to GloucesterIn a shower of rain.He stepped in a puddleRight up to his middle,And never went there again.