What does the word dentist mean?

Usage examples for dentist

  1. By the ancient priestly law a dentist is not allowed to treat a deaf man, nor a surgeon for broken bones a patient who is suffering from a disease of the bowels, even though he should have a first rate knowledge of internal complaints. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. He said he was sending to France for a dentist: or was it Germany, for some lady's eyes? – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  3. Mr. Gardette, Dentist, respectfully informs the public that he is arrived in George Town, where he proposes staying two weeks or thereabouts. – A Portrait of Old George Town by Grace Dunlop Ecker