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pill roller

slang Someone, especially a medical doctor, who is authorized to prescribe medication. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Being a psychiatrist is about a whole lot more than being a pill roller—medication should be the very last resort when treating a patient. You shouldn't go to some pill roller every time you have a cough. You're body doesn't need all those drugs in it.
See also: pill, roller

pill-roller

verb
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Still in place are such objects as pill rollers, mortars and pestles, drug mills and medicinal glassware.