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sawbones

n. a doctor. (Folksy. Referring to someone who amputates limbs.) Call the sawbones. This is an emergency.
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A total of 24 fourth-generation sawbones (Item No: 3404, Pacific Research Laboratories, Inc.
The characters referred to are Nick Kazlik in A Jest of God, Nick Miller in Sawbones Memorial, Dr.
Whether that's a day cutting sawbones in a Perry Initiative program or an hour at a SWE luncheon honoring local students, life-changing moments often come when we're least expecting them.
He makes his way to a town where he finds a preacher, Meacham (Clancy Brown), who sews up a weird wound for him, and takes on a drunk, Percy (Paul Dano), who makes the saloonkeeper- sawbones, Doc (Sam Rockwell), dance by gunfire.
Waterstone's placed the thriller Sawbones by Scots author Stuart MacBride in their Guide To Kids' Books.
Band-aid, keyhole, or pinhole surgeries, as they're also called, drastically reduce the size of the initial slash sawbones need to make in their patients' midriff to remove or repair whatever bits and pieces they're after in gallbladders, bowels, or kidneys.
It was not until the publication of his last novel, Sawbones Memorial (1974), that he really regained his stride.
He is, however, doing his best in enforced circumstances to appease his sawbones and cut back.
If it's a break at all, it's a very small one,' said the sawbones.
The sawbones removed the shard of wood mumbling under his breath all the while about crazy gun guys.
ordered Rosa, but Delia's sawbones, Ebon Axel, defiled Edin's red, arty, timid, dev-loved lobo-knowers as ornate, tan Rosa's rekilned, dim, detonable bard, snide Derek, cussed a general .
So maybe the next time the local sawbones hit wineries up for free auction wine, you tell 'em to take a hike.
Not bad for a business that hardly existed 150 years ago, when deaths were handled by families, the church, or the local sawbones.
The company's Sawbones have been developed specifically for use in motor skills exercises where a realistic bone specimen is required to provide a working model for various orthopedic operations.
And it's staffed by a bunch of mentally deranged losers that include intense action man Reich (Neal McDonough), religious nutter Toffler (Jeremy Davies), boozed up sawbones Knox (Stephen Spinella), and permanently stoned cook Cleaves (David Arquette).