Part of speech: noun

A dealer in drugs; an apothecary.

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Usage examples "druggist":

  1. So he wrapped himself up and stood in a corner of the room, whilst the druggist entered and went no whither else save to the chest, but found naught inside. - "Supplemental Nights, Volume 1", Richard F. Burton.
  2. Summoned by Mrs. Peckover, whose old acquaintance he was, the druggist left the shop in care of his son, aged fifteen, and sped to Clerkenwell Close. - "The Nether World", George Gissing.
  3. Many were the dollars he had paid the doctor and the druggist to fix her up, but it was no use. - "Children of the Tenements", Jacob A. Riis.