Definition of sawbones noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sawbones

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsɔːbəʊnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɔːboʊnz//
 
(pl. sawbones)(old-fashioned, informal)
 
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a doctor or surgeon
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